Responsible for ensuring that development projects are designed and constructed to a high level of quality and in compliance with adopted code standards.
We enforce building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical installations and accessibility and energy compliance. In the event of an emergency or disaster, it is our responsibility to perform damage assessments of all structures.
Learn more and access the various mandated building codes and regulations adopted by the City of San Mateo and related plan submittal checklists that are part of Sustainable Development. You can also learn more about the City's Sustainability Initiatives, the programs and efforts planning for the future in order to protect the environment, provide economic well-being, and ensure social equity for our residents and businesses.