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Building Division - Latest News & Announcements

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Fire Plan Check

There is no fire plan check available on Fridays. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted on: July 23, 2015

New Forms and Publications Page

We've created a new forms and publications page where you can find what you're looking for more easily. Check it out.

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Posted on: May 13, 2015

New Public Counter Hours for Building Division Staff

The Public Counter is closed from 4:00pm - 5:00pm Monday through Friday except for resubmittals and information. Transactions involving payments will not be processed.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Affordable Senior Housing - 1-bedrooms at Alma Point at Foster Square

Applications available November 19 - completed applications accepted December 7 through December 18.

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

Smoking Ordinance Update - Effective November 5, 2015

Effective 11/05/15 the Smoking Control ordinance guidelines were updated to state that smoking is prohibited inside multi-unit residences (including balconies, common areas & within 40' of bldg), City buildings & facilities, and public 'service areas.'

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

San Mateo on Ice

Enjoy complete holiday cheer at San Mateo on Ice. Taking place through January 10th in San Mateo's historic Central Park, this 9,000 square foot ice rink, provides a magical holiday experience for family and friends. Don't miss the fun!

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

2015 Outstanding Volunteer Honorees

The Outstanding Volunteer Honorees have been selected this year to give a face to all citywide volunteering.

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

Are You Prepared for the Winter Season?

Even though the rest of the country associates sunshine & palm trees with California, we still experience the type of winters that can bring some extreme weather patterns and we want to help you prepare! ALSO: We've added a 2nd sandbag location this year!

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

Give the Gift of Play - Donate to the Beresford Park Renovation Project

Give the gift of play this holiday season by visiting the iLoveSanMateoCityParks.org website and buying an entrance/pathway brick in a loved one's name, sponsor a swing, and/or contribute to play structures.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

New Service: Street Sweeping Email Notifications

Want to be reminded by email to move your car for street sweeping? Our new program will show you the dates and times for street cleaning in front of your house and gives you the option to receive email notifications approximately 24 hours in advance.

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Latest Planning Division News & Announcements

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Notice of Neighborhood Meeting and Planning Commission Study Session

Peninsula Temple Beth-El at 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas has submitted a pre-application to expand that will include a remodel of their multi-use rooms and the chapel.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Notice of Public Hearing

On Tuesday evening, December 8, 2015, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. in the evening. There is one item on the agenda: PA15-030 Bridgepointe Master Plan Amendment.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Pending Zoning Administrator Decision

PA14-086 / 238 State Street. Demo existing single-family residence and replace with a triplex.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Pending Zoning Administrator Decision

PA15-037 / 4218 Wooster Avenue. Planning application for a 2nd story addition.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Building Height Design Criteria

A change in building height from 40' to 55' along El Camino from 9th to 43rd Avenues is being proposed. This will be heard at a public meeting of the City Planning Commission on Tuesday,November 10.

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Public Works - Construction Hot Spots

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Concrete Pours continue at 400 & 450 Concar

As concrete work continues at the sites of 400 and 450 Concar, additional early concrete pours are being planned. Please note the following dates:
Friday, November 6Thursday, November 12
Friday, November 13Tuesday, November 20
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Public Works - Latest News

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Holiday Construction Moratorium

With the holiday season upon us and shoppers out in full force, the City would like to minimize impacts within the vicinity of Hillsdale Mall and the downtown area. To that end, beginning November 20th and running through January 1st, there shall be no c...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Public Works Crews Preparing for Winter Storms

If weather forecasts are accurate, California is in for a very wet winter. Multiple reports are comparing this year’s expected El Niño to the very wet, damaging El Niño from 1997/98. City of San Mateo officials are heeding the warnings and are in full sto...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2015

San Mateo Looks to Team Up on Litter

Team Up to Clean Up

The City of San Mateo has been looking for creative ways to solve the excess litter found in town. While the City continues to work with Recology on the most effective trash collection, it wants to also engage the community on grass roots efforts to clea...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

San Mateo Pavement Condition Index - 2014

That was good enough for 10th best of the 21 ranked cities and unincorporated areas in the county. Burlingame had a rating of 75 while Belmont to the south ranked last in the county with a score of 55.

San Mateo's PCI of 73 means that on average city ...Read on...

Complete rankings can be seen here

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