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Community and Economic Development Divisions

Public Service Counter

Please call (650) 616-7074 to schedule an appointment to submit or obtain building permits or planning applications to our public service counter at City Hall. An appointment is currently required.

Please call 650-616-7076 (automated voicemail system) to request a building permit inspection.

 Building Division and Code Enforcement

Building and Code Enforcement oversees development activities in the City to ensure that construction projects are in compliance with local, state and federal laws.

Inspections of development projects ensure structural integrity, fire safety, sanitation, disabled access and energy efficiency of new and existing buildings throughout the community in compliance with approved plans, and local and State building code laws. All permitted building and construction projects require an inspection.

Code Enforcement - Please call (650) 616-7074 with Code Enforcement requests. 

Planning Division

Reviews development plans, use permits and other planning entitlements and prepares land use plans focusing on the long-term future growth and development of the City.

Mission Statement

The Community and Economic Development Department provides efficient and pro-active customer service to enhance the safety and quality of life for all citizens and acts as a catalyst for innovative economic development and public policy development.

The San Bruno Community and Economic Development Department is responsible for planning the physical development of the community and ensuring that new development and modifications to existing development are completed in compliance with City and State laws. The Department provides technical information to residents, business owners, developers, and commissions regarding local codes, ordinances, and other related issues.


City of San Bruno Community and Economic Development Department

567 El Camino Real
 San Bruno, California 94066 (650) 616-7074
Fax: (650) 873-6749

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM*

*Service modifications are in place. For more details on City facility closures and service modifications, please visit the City’s website related to COVID-19 development at

City services are available by phone/email. 

Limited counter services by appointments only

Please call (650) 616-7074 to schedule an appointment.