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The Clerk of the Board supports more than 75 Boards and Commissions by processing the Applications and forms necessary to volunteer and serve on these legislative bodies.
The Office of Building Inspection ensures that buildings are compliant with current code in order to maintain a safe community standard. This is accomplished with professional plan checking, building inspection and investigation of substandard structures.
The County of Santa Clara was committed to ensuring a complete count of everyone in our community during the 2020 Census and conducted a multi-year effort to make sure everyone was prepared for the census.
The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Santa Clara County is a Commission of the Board of Supervisors created to coordinate the community's efforts to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect.
Offers assistance with establishing court orders for paternity, child support, and medical coverage.
The Clerk of the Board is the official record keeper for the Board of Supervisors and maintains the historical record of actions taken by the Board. The Office supports the Board and constituents by ensuring the governance of the County of Santa Clara is transparent and accessible to the public.
The County Climate Coalition is an effort lead by the County of Santa Clara that calls upon all counties in the U.S. to rally around combatting climate change.
The Code Enforcement Division is an office within the Department of Planning and Development responsible for enforcing County Zoning, Building, and Grading Ordinances for private properties located in unincorporated Santa Clara County.
CEPA enforces State and local laws and ordinances related to pesticide use, agriculture production, equity in the marketplace, animals, weed abatement, recycling and waste diversion, and environmental protection of area waterways.
The Controller-Treasurer Department fulfills the functions of Chief Accounting Officer, Internal Auditor, and Treasurer.