Tunitas Creek Beach falls under the regulations described in San Mateo County Ordinance No. 4778. These regulations include:
- No overnight camping.
- No fires allowed.
- No littering or vandalism.
- No dogs or other domestic animals.
- No fireworks, alcoholic beverages, amplified music, or firearms.
- No smoking.
- No loitering after the posted closing time.
As well, all natural features, including wildlife, vegetation, geological and watershed features, are protected.