On January 10, 2017, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors adopted an update to the County’s Second Unit Regulations. This update also amends the implementation plan of the County’s Local Coastal Program.
On October 18, 2016, the Board of Supervisors adopted amendments to the County’s Significant and Heritage Tree Protection regulations, which address tree protection requirements and increased penalties for unauthorized tree removal. These changes take effect on November 18, 2016.
Due to state stormwater pollution prevention requirements and recent instances of tree damage and unauthorized tree removal, we have instituted an Erosion Control and/or Tree Protection Pre-Site Inspection Requirement for construction or demolition on specific site types.
The NFO Plan established goals and objectives for future development in the community, and specific recommendations for the adoption of zoning, development, and design standards to implement the land use changes formally incorporated in the Plan.