Best Management Practices, or BMPs, are practices and procedures that residents, businesses, and developers can employ in common activities to help reduce the potential for pollutants to enter the environment.
Residents are encouraged to practice pollution prevention by incorporating best management practices into household activities.
Commercial Business Activities and Construction Sites
Commercial businesses and construction sites in San Mateo are subject to periodic inspections to confirm that BMPs are being used daily and effectively. The City requires businesses to adhere to BMPs developed by the City and/or County for specific business categories as follows: