Planning Department – Applications, Forms & Checklists
The City of Milpitas wants to help make your proposal a success. Contact the Planning Division at (408) 586-3279 to speak with a planner before completing and submitting any of the forms below. Take advantage of our pre-application process to meet with City staff, review the requirements and verify your application needs.
Administrative permits are reviewed by the Planning Staff in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance. Administrative permit applications are submitted at the Planning counter. These applications can often be reviewed the same day but may require additional time to evaluate, depending on the scope and scale of the request.
Discretionary case applications are submitted at the Planning counter and require additional review time. Depending on the type of application, it may be reviewed by the Planning Commission Sub-committee, Planning Commission or the City Council. There are times when an application requires review by more than one public hearing body.
This is the official planning & zoning application and must be completed for all projects.
For temporary events that are fewer than three (3) days in duration and do not propose any sound amplification may be approved by staff. Any temporary event or activity sponsored by a business, shopping center or organization which is held outside the confines of a permanent building.
This document contains the rules regarding temporary promotional signs and must be completed by any applicant wanting to temporarily display a sign.
If your application requires a Private Job account, this agreement must be completed and signed to ensure the City’s cost recovery.
This document is required for those wanting to establish a large family child care home facility within the City.
This document must be completed for all Telecommunications Antenna applications to determine if the project is subject to review by the Telecommunications Commission.
Prior to submitting an application, please consult with Planning staff to determine whether you have the appropriate application and fees. To help you with your application have a planner complete the following checklists:
This form describes submittal requirements for a variety of entitlements. Please discuss submittal requirements with Planning Staff prior to project submittal.
This document contains ways to make a commercial building “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new commercial development.
This document contains ways to make a single-family residential building “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new single-family residential development.
This document contains ways to make a multi-family residential building/complex “green”; the form must be completed and submitted with all new multi-family residential developments.
This document must be used to determine if the tree to be removed is considered protected or not.
This document contains facts about regulations for Stormwater Control and tips on implementing a control plan cost effectively.
This document must be completed for all applications to assist the Planning Commission or City Council in determining if the project is subject to the California Environmental Quality Act.
This document must be completed for any projects that are replacing or adding impervious surfaces.
This document must be completed for all applications to determine the water and sewer needs of the development.