Please see Building and Safety Counter Service Hours effective January 22, 2019.  


The Building and Safety Department is committed to fulfilling the needs of our community, to protect the lives and safety of the citizens of Milpitas, to preserve the City quality of life and contribute to the City’s economic development.

We strive at all times to achieve the highest professional standards and to provide exceptional personalized service that creates a pleasant experience. We promote health and safety in public and private construction and safeguard citizens of the City through enforcement of building codes, City standards and regulations. We work to promote and ensure that new structures and public improvements construction meets all required standards of safety, and that existing structures are maintained in safe conditions. We provide assistance to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Rehabilitation Program to enhance the quality of life for low-income families.

We are dedicated to providing the very best service to our customers by providing extraordinary services as listed in our Building Department Commitment.

Permit Reports for November 2018

Commercial Permits - Issued
Commercial Permits - Finaled
Residential Permits - Issued
Residential Permits - Finaled
Online Permits Issued
Solar Permits - Issued

Contact Us

For all inquiries related to Building and Safety issues, such as permits, inspections, plan checks and design guidelines, please call (408) 586-3240.


Chief Building Official:
Bill Tott
Phone: (408) 586-3263