Health Warnings for County Recreational Waters

Prepare for your park visit by knowing about bacteria warnings in county recreational waters, provided San Mateo County Environmental Health.

New Proposed Building Permit & Inspection Fee Schedule

The County of San Mateo Board of Supervisors will open a public hearing on December 8, 2020 to consider adopting the Planning and Building Department’s proposed Building Permit and Inspection Fee Schedule effective January 15, 2021.

Flood Park Landscape Plan Notice Of Determination Posted

On November 10, 2020, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved the Flood County Park Landscape Plan and certified its Final Revised Environmental Impact Report and Errata. The Board also adopted the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration. In accordance with CEQA guidelines, the Parks Department has posted the Notice of Determination to the Reimagine Flood Park project page.

Detour On Bay Trail At Coyote Point

Beginning in September 2020 the North Shoreview Flood Improvement Project will place a temporary detour on the Bay Trail where it leads thorough Coyote Point Recreation Area.

Fire Recovery & Rebuilding

Learn about our streamlined rebuilding process designed to assist those who have lost their homes or suffered property damage due to the CZU Lightning Complex fires.

Additional Outdoor Businesses Allowed

The County has expanded the temporary suspension of Use Permit, Parking and other zoning development standards to allow restaurants and other specified businesses to conduct business outdoors.

New Local Energy Code Requirements Effective September 10, 2020

New Energy Requirements effective September 10, 2020 for new construction: Requirements include all-electric building, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and photovoltaic solar requirements.

Reseeding a Natural Preserve with Native Grass

Our task was to level and install seed beds for the Green Grass Project at Edgewood Farms —an amazing project spearheaded by the Friends of Edgewood group, which has been helping steward the park and its incredible diversity of plant life for over 25 years.

San Bruno Mountain Elfin Monitoring

Every other year the Natural Resource Management team does a survey of San Bruno Elfin, an endangered species on San Bruno Mountain. Their larva, or caterpillars, feed an attractive native succulent that grows on rocky outcrops.

Free OuterSpatial App Helps Navigate Park Trails, Facilities

San Mateo County Parks is happy to announce that our parks and trails are now featured on the free OuterSpatial app.

Quarry Park Master Plan Update

Learn what board presentations and public workshops are planned for the Draft Quarry Park Master Plan. Also, participate in the pump track design.

Coyote Point Beach Dump Station Closed

The dump station in Coyote Point Recreation Area's beach area, near the RV rental sites, are currently closed for repairs until further notice.