Conducts plan reviews, issues building permits, and inspects projects for building code compliance throughout the unincorporated area of San Mateo County.
Enforces zoning, building, and other land use regulation compliance throughout the unincorporated area of San Mateo County.
Entails the two key functions below.
Current Planning - is charged with the land use planning functions for the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County, including reviewing proposed development to ensure it conforms to plans and policies and processing planning permits for projects that require them.
Long Range Planning - is responsible for preparing community development and land use policies, as well as preparing ordinance updates. General Plan updates, Community Plans, and Mobility Plans are some of the frequent policy areas that the division is involved in.