Description:Organizes all matters of zoning, building, construction and land use for unincorporated areas of the county, including coastal areas. The Current Planning Section handles all questions and complaints about the use of property and zoning regulations. Obtain applications for zoning, use permits, subdivisions and variances from this office. The Policy Planning Section works to determine long-range planning goals and policies. The Development Review Center provides coordinated review of all land development proposals so that all county departments are represented in one location. The Development Review Center Counter is open Monday-Friday, 7:30-5. The Building Inspection Section (described separately) issues building permits and inspects construction projects. Formerly a division of the San Mateo County Environmental Services Agency.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops within 1 block. CALTRAIN stops within 2 blocks.
455 County Center, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063-1663 37.4888652 -122.2307758 Government
- Disabled Parking
- Disabled Restroom
Fees:Filing fees with development permit applications. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
How to Apply:Varies by project. Phone or mail for information. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30-5. Building inspections can be scheduled by calling the automated Hello System.
Service Wait Estimate:Varies according to project.
- San Mateo County