The Zoning Hearing Officer conducts public hearings on minor land use and development permits that the County Planning Commission would otherwise hear. This is done to save the applicant and County staff time, expense and effort. The Zoning Hearing Officer is an employee of the County Planning and Building Department and reports to and acts on behalf of the County Planning Director. The Zoning Hearing Officer is often referred to as the ZHO and is assisted by the Zoning Hearing Secretary.
Zoning hearings are generally held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 10:00 AM in Room 101 in the County Office Building located at 455 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. Times and location sometimes change and is indicated on the agenda.
Please call (650) 363-1862 to contact the Zoning Hearing Secretary.
Archive of Past Hearings
View past agendas, staff report packets, and minutes for hearings older than the current year and starting from 2013.