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Planning and Code Enforcement

The Planning/Code Enforcement Division is responsible for long term planning regarding growth and development of the City, for reviewing and processing applications for all development proposals, and for maintaining the appearance of the community.

Please Note: The Planning Division Will Be Unable To Process Planning Applications From February 13th thru February 16th Due To The Implementation Of The New Permitting Software.  The Planning Counter Will Still Be Open for Questions Only.

We Apologize For Any Inconvenience.

Planning Counter Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm, last permit issued at 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm, last permit issued at 2:30pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm, last permit issued at 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00 pm closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm, last permit issued at 4:30pm
Friday available by appointment only.

Planning Phone Hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, Closed from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Planning Division Contacts:
Curtis Banks, Community Development Director - 650-286-3225
Kohar Kojayan, Planning Manager - 650-286-3237
Marlene Subhashini, Senior Planner - 650-286-3244
Leslie Carmichael, Consultant Planner - 650-286-3236
Ken Ho, Code Enforcement Officer I - 650-286-3238

Planning Permits

Planning Permits

A planning permit is required for almost all exterior changes to any residential, commercial or industrial building in Foster City. The purpose of the permit is to ensure that the proposed exterior change complies with city codes and will be architecturally compatible with the existing site and the surrounding area.

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Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement is a function within the Planning/Code Enforcement Division, with responsibility to enhance and protect the health, safety and general welfare of the people who live, work and visit Foster City.

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Major Projects

Significant Applications Currently in Review at the Community Development Department

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City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200