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 CITYWIDE MODIFIED OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As part of the City’s response to COVID-19, the City has moved to modified operations through April 15, 2020 (Please note, this date may change). The City remains open, however, operations will occur online at www.ssf.net or over the phone at (650) 877-8535 to limit in-person contact. Essential services from first-responders will continue. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we all do our part to address this global health crisis.

Applications for planning entitlements can be made by emailing planning@ssf.net or calling us at (650) 877-8535. Thank you for your support, patience and understanding, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

OBJECTIVES

The Planning Division is responsible for the development of long range planning policies and the processing of current applications for new development and design reviews to promote compliance with the City’s Zoning Ordinance and development standards. The division is also responsible for administering the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Use Permits, promoting high-quality urban design and developments, and collaborating on fostering careful consideration of historic structures and resources.

To learn more about the planning process or to view applications and supplemental fees, please visit Planning Applications and Guidelines

 DESIGN REVIEW BOARD & PLANNING COMMISSION

There are two governing bodies that work with staff at the Planning Division to ensure development aligns with the City's goals for growth and development.

The Design Review Board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, whereas the Planning Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. The Division accepts Planning and Design Review Board (DRB) applications during counter hours, Monday - Friday. Prior to any application submittal however, a courtesy preliminary review is required by staff and may be set up by calling (650) 877-8535 or by emailing Planning@ssf.net.

To view upcoming schedules and agendas, please visit the Planning Commission or Design Review Board page.

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) 

For answers to Planning's most frequently asked questions please view our FAQ list

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