San Mateo County Permits (California)

Search for San Mateo County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The San Mateo County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as San Mateo County permits. Clerks in San Mateo County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The San Mateo County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a San Mateo County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Belmont City Clerk Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-595-7413

Daly City Clerk Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8078

Millbrae City Clerk Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2332

Redwood City Clerk Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Road 94063 650-780-7220

San Mateo City Clerk San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7040

San Mateo County Clerk Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4500


A San Mateo County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in San Mateo County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. San Mateo County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These San Mateo County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Atherton Building Department Atherton CA 91 Ashfield Road 94027 650-752-0560

Belmont Permits Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-595-7416

Burlingame Zoning Burlingame CA 501 Primrose Road 94010 650-558-7250

Colma Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Colma CA 1188 El Camino Real 94014 650-757-8888

Daly City Zoning Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8033

East Palo Alto Building Department East Palo Alto CA 1960 Tate Street 94303 650-853-3189

Half Moon Bay Planning Department Half Moon Bay CA 501 Main Street 94019 650-726-8250

Hillsborough Town Building Department and Planning Hillsborough CA 1600 Floribunda Avenue 94010 650-375-7411

Menlo Park Building Department Menlo Park CA 701 Laurel Street 94025 650-330-6704

Menlo Park Zoning Menlo Park CA 701 Laurel Street 94025 650-330-6702

Menlo Permits Menlo Park CA 801 Laurel Street 94025 650-858-3383

Millbrae Zoning Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2341

Pacifica Planning Department Pacifica CA 1800 Francisco Boulevard 94044 650-738-7341

S San Francisco Building Department South San Francisco CA 315 Maple Avenue 94080 650-829-6670

San Bruno Zoning San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7074

San Carlos Building Department San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4261

San Carlos Zoning San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4263

San Mateo County Planning Department San Mateo CA 225 37th Avenue 94403 650-573-2398

San Mateo Planning Department Redwood CA # 2, 455 County Ctr 94063 650-363-4161

San Mateo Planning Department San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7359

San Mateo Zoning San Mateo CA 330 W 20th Ave 94403 650-522-7212


A San Mateo County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in San Mateo County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in San Mateo County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Atherton City Hall Atherton CA 91 Ashfield Road 94027 650-752-0500

Belmont City Hall Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Ln 94002 650-595-7413

Brisbane City Hall Brisbane CA 50 Park Place 94005 415-508-2100

Burlingame City Hall Burlingame CA 501 Primrose Road 94010 650-558-7200

Colma Town Hall Colma CA 1198 El Camino Real 94014 650-997-8300

Daly City City Hall Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8000

Half Moon Bay City Hall Half Moon Bay CA 501 Main Street 94019 650-726-8270

Hillsborough Town Hall Hillsborough CA 1600 Floribunda Avenue 94010 650-375-7400

Menlo Park City Hall Menlo Park CA 701 Laurel Street 94025 650-330-6610

Millbrae City Hall Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2334

Portola Valley Town Hall Portola Valley CA 765 Portola Road 94028 650-851-1700

Redwood City City Hall Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Rd 94063 650-780-7000

San Bruno City Hall San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7058

San Carlos City Hall San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4100

San Mateo City Hall San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7999


A San Mateo County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in San Mateo County, California may issue county permits. These San Mateo County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These San Mateo County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Belmont Code Enforcement Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-637-2968

Daly City Code Enforcement Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8260

East Palo Alto Code Enforcement East Palo Alto CA 150 Tara Street 94303 650-853-5940

Menlo Park Code Enforcement Menlo Park CA 1197 Willow Road 94025 650-858-3384

Pacifica Code Enforcement Pacifica CA 1800 Francisco Boulevard 94044 650-738-7343

San Bruno Code Enforcement San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7076

San Carlos Code Enforcement San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4261

San Mateo Code Enforcement San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7150