COVID-19 Information:


Learn more about COVID-19, City services, and the Shelter-in-Place Order.  



Permitting & Development Services

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Additional Preventive Measures Against COVID-19

In an effort to slow the spread of the viruses in our city, Cupertino City Hall will be closed to public walk-ins until further notice beginning Friday, March 13, 2020. More information is available by clicking on the following link: Press Release - City of Cupertino to Close City Hall to Public Walk-ins

Permit Center Counter is currently closed.  City services will be available online and by phone. Please allow one business day for a response.

Telephone/Online Consultation: To reduce exposure to yourself, staff, and others, telephonic or online consultation is highly encouraged. Call (408) 777-3354. Staff can also initiate online meetings by appointment only.

Email: Public Works staff can be contacted by email at

Online Permitting:  The City of Cupertino is committed to keeping our residents and staff safe in times of crisis.  The order issued by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Agency on April 29, 2020 extends the Shelter-in-Place mandate through May 31, 2020 and provides construction safety protocols for construction activities that are allowed to continue while the Shelter-in-Place order is active.  Please carefully review the construction safety protocols below.  After reviewing the protocols, please complete the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Form and submit the form to  Please stay safe.

Appendices B1 & B2 - Small Construction and Large Construction Project Safety Protocol
COVID-19 Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Package

Field Inspections:  To schedule an inspection for right of way and encroachment permit work, please call Kevin Rieden at (408) 205-6326, or the Public Works mainline at (408) 777-3354. 

Thank you for your patience, cooperation and understanding during this time as we continue our efforts to protect the public while continuing to provide services without extended interruptions.  

The Development Services Division provides design and construction administration for all capital improvement programs including streets, buildings, parks, utilities, and pavement maintenance. The Division reviews plans for all private developments including residential, commercial and industrial to ensure conformance with City standards. Inspection services ensure compliance with city standards on all public and private projects.