Planning and Code Enforcement
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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.

Planning Counter Hours Due to Temporary Staffing Issues:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday - Thursday,  Closed on Friday.   Additional hours available by appointment only.

The Planning counter will be closed on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 for an off-site department meeting. 

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
Christina Horrisberger, Associate Planner - 650-286-3242
Christy Usher, Associate Planner - 650-286-3231
Leslie Carmichael, Consultant Planner - 650-286-3236
Carla Violet, Consultant Planner - 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