Planning Division

COVID-19 Updates

The Planning Division is the first stop for property owners that are planning to remodel, rebuild, or construct a new building. Due to the current Public Health Orders, the following temporary measures have been implemented to prioritize the health and safety of residents, contractors, and City staff:
  • Planning activities can be conducted virtually. Appointments are encouraged for in person visits.
  • To reach Planning staff, please email or call 408.868.1222.
  • Planners will continue to review and process existing projects electronically. Revised plans can be uploaded to a cloud-based storage site as a PDF, then submitted electronically by emailing a hyperlink to
  • Applications can be submitted for new projects. Please email to learn more about the submittal requirements and process.
  • Tree Removal Permits will be processed.
  • All site visits will be done virtually whenever possible. Necessary in person site visits will be done while maintaining social distancing requirements.

Development Process

New to the City of Saratoga development process? Take a look at the City's step-by-step description of the development process.

Additional Development Information & Resources

Additional Information & Resources