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:

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.

The Planning Division counter is closed the 3rd Thursday of the month from 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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 cbanks@fostercity.org
Marlene Subhashini, Planning Manager- 650-286-3244 msubhashini@fostercity.org
Timothy Maier, Associate Planner - 650-286-3237 tmaier@fostercity.org
Monica Ly, Assistant Planner - 650-286-3245 mly@fostercity.org
Ken Ho, Code Enforcement Officer - 650-286-3238, kho@fostercity.org

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