Permit and Land Use Resources
The Office of Economic Development is pleased you are considering to operate your business in Milpitas. We are happy to assist you in the process from site selection and permit assistance to move your project forward. we collaborate with our regulatory partners from the Planning, Building Safety and Fire Departments when evaluating projects. Contact the Office of Economic Development with questions before you sign a lease agreement to learn about land use requirements, restrictions and prohibitions.
Business Location Search Tool
Learn where your business can operate in Milpitas with the Symbium Build Business search tool. After inputting information about your business, Symbium generates a downloadable report with land use data, permit requirements and next steps. A user account is required to generate reports.
Interactive Zoning District Map
Search zoning information via address or Assessor's Parcel Number to obtain basic parcel information including zoning district, land use designation and more with this interactive zoning map.
Project Pipeline Map
Milpitas' Project Pipeline consists of development projects in various stages of development throughout the city. Check the entitlement and building permit status of development projects in Milpitas.
Land Use Applications and Forms
The City of Milpitas wants to help make your proposal a success. Contact a city planner before completing and submitting any applications and forms. Meet with City staff during the pre-application process to review requirements and verify application needs.
Building Permits and Resources
Applying for and receiving a business license issued by the Finance Department is the last step in the permit process for your business.
- What are the Building and Safety Department contacts and hours?
- When is a Permit required?
- When is a Building Permit not required?
- When is an Electrical Permit not required?
- When is a Mechanical Permit not required?
- When is a Plumbing Permit not required?
- How can I get an estimate for the Building Permit fees?