Finding County Center

400 COUNTY CENTER

Assessment Appeals
Board of Supervisors
Budget, Policy and Performance Office
Cafeteria
County Counsel
County Manager/Clerk of the Board
District Attorney/Public Administrator
Jury Assembly Room
Probation Department - Adult Services
Sheriff's Office (and fingerprinting services) 
Superior Court of California

455 COUNTY CENTER

Employee & Public Services
   - Parks
   - Planning & Building Division
   - Local Area Formation Commission (LAFCO)
   - Facilities Maintenance & Operations
   - Human Resources
   - Information Services Dept.

   - Revenue Services
   - Sustainability
 

500 COUNTY CENTER
Southern Branch Traffic & Small Claims

 


 

 

 

555 COUNTY CENTER

Assessor - County Clerk - Recorder
Controller's Office
Department of Child Support Services
Office of Emergency Services
Public Works Department

Real Property Division
Tax Collector - Treasurer
 

455 County Center Services Update

Revenue Services:

Currently closed to the public

For general inquiries, please call 650-363-4155 or email revenuemaster@smcgov.org

The County encourages customers to pay their accounts on-line, over the phone or by using the drop box located at 455 County Center, Redwood City. 

You may pay online at revenueservices.smcgov.org or call 1-877-496-0510


Planning and Building:

Currently closed to the public

For general inquiries call 650-363-4161 (voicemail checked daily)

General Inquiries: plngbldg@smcgov.org

Planning/Zoning Inquiries: planningprojects@smcgov.org

Building Inquiries: buildingcounter@smcgov.org

Submit Building or Planning Permit Application: buildingcounter@smcgov.org , planningprojects@smcgov.org

Schedule Appointment to Pick up Building Permit: buildingcounter@smcgov.org or call 650-599-7310

Schedule a construction inspection: 650-306-8415

Check building or planning permit status: https://aca.accela.com/smcgov

Information on Code Compliance: codecompliant@smcgov.org for complaints or inquiries


Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo):

Currently closed to the public

Visit their website at www.sanmateolafco.org   

Contact:           Martha Poyatos, 650-363-4224 or send an email to mpoyatos@smcgov.org

                        Rob Bartoli, 650-363-1857 or send an email to rbartoli@smcgov.org


Information Services Department:

For contract information, please refer to the ISD website at isd.smcgov.org


Office of Sustainability:

Currently closed to the public

For general inquiries, please call 1-888-442-2666 or send an email to sustainability@smcgov.org

To submit Waste Management Plans please visit: www.smcgov.wastetracking.com


Parks Department:

Currently closed to the public

For County Parks related inquiries, please call 650-363-4020 or visit their website at https://parks.smcgov.org


Human Resources

Currently closed to the public

Telephone services available Monday-Thursday, 7:00am-6:00pm or by email.

For general HR inquiries contact 650-363-4343 or send an email to hrwebmaster@smcgov.org

We apologize for any inconveniences and we thank you for your understanding.

555 County Center Services Updates

 

Assessor Clerk Recorders Elections (ACRE):

Currently closed to the public

Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm - services available online, email, telephone, and by regular mail

For more information, please call 650-363-4500 or visit their website at smcacre.org

Hours and dates are subject to change


Treasurer Tax Collectors Office:

Currently closed to the public

Telephone services available Monday – Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm

For tax assistance, please call 866-220-0308 or send an email to TaxMaster@smcgov.org

For treasurer assistance, please call 650-363-4580, Option #2, or send an email to TreasMaster@smcgov.org


Department of Child Support Services:

Currently closed to the public

Telephone services available Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:45pm at 1-866-901-3212 or send an email to smcdcss@smcgov.org

For more information, please visit their website at dcss.smcgov.org


Controller’s Office:

Currently closed to the public

Please call 650-363-4777 or send an email to controller@smcgov.org for assistance. 


Real Property:

Currently closed to the public

For General Inquiries, please send an email to realproperty@smcgov.org


City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG):

Currently closed to the public

Services from C/CAG are available by appointment only until further notice.

Please send an email to mguilles@smcgov.org or leave a voice message at 650-599-1406. 

C/CAG staff will respond to your inquiry within one to two business days.


Department of Public Works (DPW):

Currently closed to the public

Telephone services available Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

For general inquiries, call 650-363-4100 or send an email to DPW_info@smcgov.org

For water or sewer emergencies, please call 650-363-4100.

Sewer/Sanitation Districts: sewers@smcgov.org (non-emergency only)                                              

Water (CSA 7 and CSA 11): Please direct all inquiries to 650-363-4100                                          

Streetlights:  650-599-1407 or streetlights@smcgov.org

Maps/Survey/Purchase of Plans and Specs: DPW_surveying@smcgov.org

We apologize for any inconveniences and we thank you for your understanding.

View services information in Spanish or Chinese

PARKING

VISITORS: The County Parking Structure (see map above) provides the most convenient parking for visitors. Parking is $1.00 per hour, with a four hour maximum. Payment methods include debit/credit cards, coins, and paper bills, and receipts are issued. First floor parking is free after 5:00 p.m. M - F and all day on weekends. There are two other public lots within a few blocks of County Center (marked with a blue "P" on the map). There is also some street parking in the area. Street parking is metered and takes quarters, and most meters have a one or two hour maximum. 

JURY PERMIT PARKING: Jurors with a permit may park in the lot outside of the County Parking Structure, near the corner of Middlefield Road and Veterans Blvd.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
If you prefer to use public transportation, you may visit 511.org to plan your trip. Caltrain, SamTrans and Bay Area Bike Share stations are all close by.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Southbound (from San Francisco)
Take 101 South to WHIPPLE AVENUE exit (this places you on VETERANS BOULEVARD)
Continue on VETERANS BOULEVARD for .6 miles
Turn right on MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
Make immediate right to park in the Government Center Parking Structure

Northbound (from San Jose)
Take Hwy 101 North to CA-84 WEST/WOODSIDE ROAD exit
Keep left at the fork and merge onto WOODSIDE ROAD
Turn right on VETERANS BOULEVARD and proceed for .8 miles
Turn left on MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
Make immediate right to park in the Government Center Parking Structure

From Hwy 280 North
Take CA-84/WOODSIDE ROAD exit and turn right onto WOODSIDE ROAD. Proceed for approximately 4 miles.
Turn left on VETERANS BOULEVARD and proceed for .8 miles
Turn left on MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
Make immediate right to park in the Government Center Parking Structure

From Hwy 280 South
Take CA-84/WOODSIDE ROAD exit and turn left onto WOODSIDE ROAD. Proceed for approximately 4 miles.
Turn left on VETERANS BOULEVARD and proceed for .8 miles
Turn left on MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
Make immediate right to park in the Government Center Parking Structure

COVID-19 Info
Back to Top