Who to Call

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Is This a Fire*Police*Medical Emergency?
DIAL 9-1-1 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY 

Animal and Vector Control

Animal Control and Licensing
(650) 573-3726

Mosquito and Vector Control
(650) 344-8592

Downtown San Mateo

Cleanliness and Litter
(650) 522-7283
downtownservices@cityofsanmateo.org
Contest a Parking Ticket
(800) 352-7567

Parking Garages
(650) 522-7283
downtownservices@cityofsanmateo.org
Report Broken Parking Meters and Pay Stations
(650) 522-7283
downtownservices@cityofsanmateo.org

Employment

Flood Protection

FEMA Flood Management
(650) 522-7367
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Storm Drain Maintenance, Sandbags
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org

Graffiti Hotline and MySanMateo App

Graffiti on public or private property
(888) 886-0766
MySanMateoApp
Report Graffiti in Progress
(650) 522-7700

Housing, New Home Construction and Remodels

Affordable Housing Program
(650) 522-7220
housing@cityofsanmateo.org
Building Inspection and Permits
(650) 522-7172
building.info@cityofsanmateo.org
Design Review and New Construction
(650) 522-7212
planning@cityofsanmateo.org
First Time Home Buyers Program
(650) 522-7220
housing@cityofsanmateo.org
Illegal Construction
(650) 522-7172
building.info@cityofsanmateo.org
Remodeling Existing Buildings
(650) 522-7172
building.info@cityofsanmateo.org

Library Services

Hillsdale Branch
(650) 522-7880
http://www.smplibrary.org/
Main Library
(650) 522-7800
http://www.smplibrary.org/
Marina Branch
(650) 522-7890
http://www.smplibrary.org/
U.S. Passport Acceptance Office
(650) 522-7868
http://www.smplibrary.org/

Miscellaneous Requests

General Information and Questions
(650) 522-7000
citymanager@cityofsanmateo.org
Marriage Licenses and Birth Certificates
(650) 363-4500
 
Public Records
(650) 522-7040
polds@cityofsanmateo.org

Nuisance Issues on Private Property

Abandon Vehicles
(650) 522-7766
 
Overgrown weeds, storage of debris in view
(650) 522-7150
cciviletti@cityofsanmateo.org

Picnics, Athletics, and Events

Athletic Field Reservations
(650) 522-7430
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Neighborhood Block Parties
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Picnic Reservations
(650) 522-7434
picnicreservations@cityofsanmateo.org
Poplar Creek Golf Course
(650) 522-4653
www.poplarcreekgolf.com
Recreation Class Registration
http://www.SanMateoRec.org/
 
Special Community Event Permit
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org

Public Safety

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
(650) 522-7900
info@sanmateocert.org
Fire Prevention and Safety
(650) 522-7940
 
Non-emergency Police Assistance
(650) 522-7700
mailto:police@cityofsanmateo.org
Police: Community Services, Neighborhood Watch
(650) 522-7744
police@cityofsanmateo.org
Police: Records
(650) 522-7710
police@cityofsanmateo.org
Secret Witness Hotline
(650) 522-7676
 
Surveillance Camera Registration
(650) 522-7626
 

Recreation Centers and Pools

Beresford Recreation Center
(650) 522-7440
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Central Recreation Center
(650) 522-7490
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Joinville Pool
(650) 522-7460
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
King Pool
(650) 522-7465
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
(650) 522-7470
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Senior Center
(650) 522-7490
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org

Sewer and Wastewater

Report illegal dumping sewer system & local waterways
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Sewer Overflow and Back-ups
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org

Starting a Business

Business License
(650) 522-7113

Economic Development
(650) 522-7009
economicdevelopment@cityofsanmateo.org

Streets and Sidewalks

Potholes and Sidewalk Repair, Street Paving
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Street Cleaning
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Street closures related to construction
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Street Light Out
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org

Sustainability and Green Programs

Sustainability Program
(650) 522-7010
sustainability@cityofsanmateo.org
Recycling, Composting and Garbage Disposal
(650) 595-3900
 

Traffic

Broken Traffic Signals
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Illegal Unsafe Driving
(650) 522-7740
traffic@cityofsanmateo.org
Residential Permit Parking Program
(650) 522-7300
publicworks@cityofsanmateo.org
Traffic Patrol and Red Light Violations
(650) 522-7747
traffic@cityofsanmateo.org

Trees and Parks

Park Maintenance
(650) 522-7420
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Street Tree Maintenance
(650) 522-7420
trees@cityofsanmateo.org
Tree Permits
(650) 522-7420
trees@cityofsanmateo.org

Volunteer Opportunities

San Mateo Fire Explorers Program
(650) 522-7522 x6350
 
San Mateo Police Cadets Program
(650) 522-7668
 
Volunteer Source
(650) 522-7277
volunteer@cityofsanmateo.org

Youth Programs

Building Blocks Pre-School Program
(650) 522-7470
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
Other Youth Programs
(650) 522-7470
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org
San Mateo Police Activities League
(650) 522-7725
http://www.sanmateopal.org/
San Mateo Teens
(650) 522-7478
tbrumett@cityofsanmateo.org
Summer Camps
(650) 522-SUMM
parksandrecreation@cityofsanmateo.org