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Building Permits

Building Permits
San Jose building permits in print, digitized, and on microfilm.

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.