Transient Occupancy Tax & Conference Center Tax

Information and Tax Returns for the collection of Transient Occupancy Tax and Conference Center Tax in South San Francisco is available below. Tax returns are required monthly for all hotels and motels operating in the city.

The current Transient Occupancy Tax rate is 13%. The current Conference Center Tax is $2.50 per room night.

Collection Procedures for Transient Occupancy Tax & Conference Center Tax 
Notice Regarding Government Exemption


Transient Occupancy Tax Forms


Commercial Parking Tax

The Commercial Parking Tax is an excise tax on the activity of parking motor vehicles in the City of South San Francisco where there is a rent charged for parking. The tax is a general tax under voter-approved Proposition 218.

The current Commercial Parking Tax rate is 8%.

Commercial Parking Tax Forms

Parking Tax Report Form


Other Assessments

The following assessments are administered by other agencies:

  • Property assessments are usually announced by the County Assessor in August, and the City must then set the tax rate before August 31. For questions regarding property assessments, please contact the County Assessor at (650) 363-4500.
  • Property taxes are collected by the County Tax Collector for the City, and various other taxes are collected by the State and remitted to the City. For questions regarding property tax collection, please call (650) 363-4142.