Ordinances & Codes
- Zoning Ordinance
Santa Clara County's Zoning Ordinance
- Grading & Drainage Ordinance
Rules regarding the grading of a property
- Green Building Ordinance
Requirements to obtain a Green Building Certificate
- Floodplain Ordinance
Regulations and standards for building in a flood plain.
- Rebuild Ordinance
A set of thresholds and guidelines to determine if a project is a remodel or classified as a rebuild.
- Landscaping Ordinance
Water Efficient Landscaping
- Building Code
The State Building Code.
- Fire Code
Fire Standards and related ordinance
- Code Enforcement
Ordinances regarding Code Enforcement and Abatement
Several of the Fees associated with Planning and Development
Plans & Planning Studies
- General Plan
Santa Clara County's General Plan and associated information
- Habitat Plan
A collaborative conservation management plan
- Land Development Standards and Policies
Manuals for the Standards and Policies of Land Development within unincorporated Santa Clara County
- Planning Studies
Previous studies that have concluded and been incorporated into the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and other Code sets.
- Geology and Natural Hazards
Information regarding regional Geology and Natural Hazards