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Kevin L. Riley
Director of Planning & Inspection

Email: Building Inspection
Telephone: 408-615-2440
Email: Permit Center
Telephone: 408-615-2420
Email: Planning 
Telephone: 408-615-2450

Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Building Inspection Division

The Building Inspection Division is located at 1500 Warburton Ave. The Division administers City and State regulations for the design, construction and use and occupancy of all buildings under its jurisdiction in the City of Santa Clara. The Division provides the following services:

Permit Services

Permit Center Main Line - (408) 615-2420  Email:

Permit Services issues building permits and checks building plans to enforce local and State laws related to building construction, maintenance, use, repair and rehabilitation. This includes enforcement of state mandated energy conservation, disabled access, and housing laws.

Building Inspection Services

Building Inspection Main Line - (408) 615-2440  Email:

Building Inspection Services provides inspections after a building permit has been issued for building construction to ensure compliance with approved plans. Inspection services are provided for new residential, commercial and industrial buildings, as well as building additions, remodels, repairs and changes in use.

Housing Inspection Services

Housing Inspection Main Line - (408) 615-2440  Email:

Housing Inspection Services provides enforcement of the adopted Housing Code to maintain a healthy, safe and clean environment and handles business license approvals that involve change in occupancies.

The fax number for all three groups is: (408) 241-3823

Division Mission
To regulate and control the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, address, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures in order to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare.

Last updated: 3/6/2015 10:18:09 AM