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Town offices will be closed until further notice in accordance with Santa Clara County Public Health order issued April 1st, 2020, only construction work deemed essential by the Order can continue.  As a result, we will only be performing inspections for construction work deemed essential by the Order.  If you believe you meet one or more of the categories for continuing construction, please provide Robert Gray ( and Joel Paulson ( an email detailing why you believe you comply with one of the eight essential types of construction.  We will review the request on a case by case basis and make a determination on whether construction can continue. 
**No permits will be processed during this time.**

Santa Clara County Public Health Order effective April 1st, 2020

Welcome to the new Citizen Portal

We are pleased to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors access to government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We are fulfilling our promise to deliver powerful e-government services and provide valuable information about the community while making your interactions with us more efficient, convenient, and interactive.  As an anonymous viewer you can view building permit information (i.e. history) and check status of applications for parcels in the Town's jurisdiction.  The public can view pending and issued building permits from November, 1993 forward via the web.  Building permit history prior to November, 1993 is available to view via Laserfiche at the Town Building Division Counter Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.   As a Registered User, the Town's new Online Permitting System is your link to apply, pay for, and receive select types of Residential Permits onlyThe following Residential permits are now available via the Online Permits System: Electrical Service Panel (200 AMPs or lower), Copper Repipe, Water Heater replacement (same type and location), Water Line repair, Furnace, Air Conditioner and Condenser repair/replacement (same location) for parcels in the Town's jurisdiction.  To schedule an inspection, you must register.  Once you login, click "Search Permit" and type in the permit number located on the inspection card in the top right corner.  In order to schedule an inspection, the status of the permit must be in "issued" status.  The inspector will bring your inspection card once the inspection is scheduled.  All inspection requests must be processed from the On-Line Permit System by 12:00 P.M. (noon) the previous business day. If you are in a County pocket, please contact Santa Clara County Building Department at (408) 299-5770.  Contractors and Town of Los Gatos' property owners can register to use the system to create any of the above permits on the online Permits System.  Contractors - Classes C10, C20 and C36 only can obtain online permits (Register online) and must have a current Business License with the Town in order to obtain permits.

We trust this will provide you with a new, higher level of service that makes living and working in our community a more enjoyable experience.  

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To look up contractor license information: Contractor State License Board

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