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.

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.

¿Por Que Usamos Mascaras? - Why Do We Wear Masks?

  Le preguntamos a algunos residentes de North Fair Oaks por qué usan máscaras. Aquí está el video con lo que tenían que decir.  We asked a couple residents of North Fair Oaks why they wear masks. Here is the video with what they had to say.

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.

Black Lives Matter Resolution

I want to make it abundantly clear that the County of San Mateo cares deeply about creating an equitable and just community for all. But, it is not possible to have equity for all, until Black Lives Matter.

COVID-19 Testing - Pruebas de Covid-19 - North Fair Oaks

Free COVID-19 testing will be available at Sports House (3151 Edison Way, Redwood City, CA 94063) from 11 am-4 pm on June 5th, and 9 am - 4 pm on

Life at the Center—a poem inspired by Jose Castro’s Middlefield Mural

Life at the Center—a poem inspired by Jose Castro’s Middlefield Mural  by Megan Duffy Brown  

Uplifting Story of the Week! Teacher Appreciation

This is a time to honor our educators for all the work they do to all the time, but this year, Teacher Appreciation Week is especially important. 

Videos Para Los Niño/as

Estos son algunos videos para niño/as hechos por Maggie Cornejo

Special Alert - Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19

An update on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in San Mateo County