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Planning Commission of San Mateo County


Planning Commission of San Mateo County


The five commission members are appointed from each supervisorial district by the Board of Supervisors. The commission prepares a general plan including all subject matters relating to the physical form, development and appearance of the county. The commission meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 9 am, in the Supervisors' Chambers. Study sessions are held as needed the Monday preceeding the hearings at 3 pm, Room 101, County Office Building. Call for more information at: (650-363-1859) or email to the Planning Commission at


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 5 blocks.
455 County Center, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063-1663 37.4889287 -122.2307333 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary for permit applications. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.


One member shall reside in each supervisorial district

How to Apply:

Apply in person.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies by project.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County