San Mateo County Building Departments

Search for San Mateo County CA building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building 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 San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7359

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

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


Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Belmont City Treasurer Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-637-2961

Daly City Treasurer Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8047

San Bruno City Treasurer San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7061

San Mateo County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4142


Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.

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


Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Burlingame Building Inspector Burlingame CA 501 Primrose Road 94010 650-558-7260

Foster City Building Inspector Foster CA 610 Foster City Boulevard 94404 650-286-3227

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

Millbrae Building Inspector Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2330

Pacifica Building Inspector Pacifica CA 1800 Francisco Boulevard 94044 650-738-7344

Redwood City Building Inspector Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Road 94063 650-780-7350

San Bruno Building Inspector San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7076

San Mateo Building Inspector San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7170

San Mateo County Building Inspector Redwood CA 455 County Center 94063 650-599-7311

Woodside Building Inspector Woodside CA 2955 Woodside Road 94062 650-851-6796


Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

San Mateo County Assessor's Office Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4500