The California Room has the following San José building permits:
- 1895-1900: Index
- 1910-1922: Index
- 1920-1930: Index. Originals held by the Sourisseau Academy, located next door in the Special Collections area.
- 1926-1943: Index
- 1940-1986: Images of originals on microfilm
Building permits from the 1950s to the present can be found at City of San José Online Building Permits.