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Code Enforcement
200 E. Santa Clara St.
4th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph: (408) 535-7770

Open:  8:00 am - Noon
   1:00 - 5:00pm
Closed:  Noon - 1:00pm

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City Ordinances
It is the mission of the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement to work in partnership with the people of San José to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. The quality of life for residents is improved because of outreach, education, and enforcement of ordinances in the San José Municipal Code (SJMC) including:


The following brochures provide an overview for various City ordinances. Information are in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese. They are best viewed printed and folded as a bifold.

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Tobacco Retailer License and Inspection Program Understanding Sign Regulations