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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Office of Planning records
    Dates: 1942-1989
    Collection number: 2007-005
    Creator: Santa Clara County (Calif.). Office of Planning
    Collection Size: 2 archives boxes
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: This collection consists of brochures and other planning documents created by the County Office of Planning and of the Office of Planning publication info.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    Office of Planning records, 2007-005, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    The planning brochures and related documents were transferred to the Archives by the Office of Planning in conjunction with the County Photographer's Collection. The issues of info were transferred to the Archives by the Public Health Department.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Michael Griffith working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website. The planning brochures and related documents were placed in chronological order. The copies of info were placed in chronological order, duplicates discarded, and the remaining issues foldered by year.

    Administrative History

    The Planning Office is a division of the Department of Planning and Development of the County of Santa Clara. The Planning Office's main role is to plan and regulate land use and development in unincorporated Santa Clara County. The office's duties include: maintaining general plan and zoning ordinances, implementing planning studies, reviewing zoning and development applications, and monitoring major building projects.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    For the scope and content of the collection, see the Major Subdivisions descriptions.


    For the arrangement of the collection, see the Major Subdivisions descriptions.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Santa Clara County (Calif.). Planning Office
    Santa Clara County (Calif.). Dept. of Planning and Development. Planning Office
    Land Use. Planning. California. Santa Clara County
    Statistical reports and studies