Building Safety

Important Notices

New Fee Schedule

The Fiscal Year 2023 to 2024 Building Fee Schedule (PDF)  became effective July 1, 2023.

California Building Codes

2022 California Building Codes became effective starting January 1, 2023. 

Residential Incentive Program

Residential Building Incentive Program became effective August 21, 2019. The City had developed a discount program to promote health, safety, and welfare in the community. These are 50% discounts for all residential customers seeking building permits to replace water heaters, furnaces, and air conditioning units, and to install solar photovoltaic or thermal systems. For more information, see the 2023-2024 Residential Building Incentive Program Flyer (PDF). Information is available in the following languages as well:

For all inquiries related to Building Safety and Housing issues, such as permits, inspections, plan checks and design guidelines, housing, and code enforcement please call 408-586-3240. Please see Building Safety Counter Service Hours.

Learn more about the City of Milpitas Permit Center and Inspection Services (PDF).

Permit Reports for January 2024

  • 99 Commercial Permits Issued
  • 36 Commercial Permits Finaled
  • 141 Residential Permits Issued
  • 97 Residential Permits Finaled
  • 5 EV Charging Stations Issued
  • 22 Solar Permits Issued
  • 60 Online Permits Issued

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