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Forms, Applications & Fees

Listed below are the most common forms needed to make an application to the Planning Commission or Planning Division.  For more information on the specific planning application process, please call the Planning Division at 650-558-7250.

Project Application Form (use for all applications)

Application Fees

Master Fee Schedule

Planning Commission Submittal Requirements (General) 

Residential Design Review Submittal Requirements 

Commercial Design Review Submittal Requirements 

Conditional Use Permit Form

Minor Use Permit
 -  Review Procedures
 -  Minor Use Permit Form

Special Permit Application Form

Variance Application Form

Commercial Application Form

Commercial Linkage Fees  - Commercial linkage fees are required for new retail, hotel, and office development. Please refer to Chapter 25.81 of the Burlingame Municipal Code.

Residential Development Impact Fees  - Residential development impact fees are required for new multifamily residential development.  These fees apply to rental projects with 11 or more units and for sale projects with 7 or more units.  Please refer to Chapter 25.82 of the Burlingame Municipal Code.

Sign Review Guidelines and Submittal Instructions - A building permit is required for new signs and changing the copy of existing signs.  Please refer to Chapter 22 of the Burlingame Municipal Code for the definition of a sign.

Sign Variance Application Form 

Fence Exception Application Form 

Minor Design Review
 -  Review Procedures
 -  Application Form

Minor Modification
 -  Review Procedures
 -  Application Form

Hillside Area Construction Permit
 -  Review Procedures
 -  Application Form

Home Occupation Application Form

Environmental Information Form 

Planning Department Tree List

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  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Guidelines
    document Header Accessory Dwelling Unit Guidelines
  • Accessory Dwelling Unit Submittal Requirements
    document Header Accessory Dwelling Unit Submittal Requirements
  • Adopted ADU Ordinance and Related Code Sections
    document Header Adopted ADU Ordinance and Related Code Sections
  • Application Fees
    document Header Application Fees
  • Commercial Application Form
    document Header Commercial Application Form
  • Commercial Design Review Submittal Requirements
    document Header Commercial Design Review Submittal Requirements
  • Conditional Use/Minor Use Permit Application Form
    document Header Conditional Use/Minor Use Permit Application Form
  • Environmental Information Form
    document Header Environmental Information Form
  • Fence Exception Application Form
    document Header Fence Exception Application Form
  • Hillside Area Construction Permit - Application Form
    document Header Hillside Area Construction Permit - Application Form
  • Hillside Area Construction Permit - Review Procedures
    document Header Hillside Area Construction Permit - Review Procedures
  • Home Occupation Permit
    document Header Home Occupation Permit
  • Master Fee Schedule
    document Header Master Fee Schedule
  • Minor Modification - Application Form
    document Header Minor Modification - Application Form
  • Minor Modification - Review Procedures
    document Header Minor Modification - Review Procedures
  • Minor Use Permit - Application Form
    document Header Minor Use Permit - Application Form
  • Minor Use Permit - Review Procedures
    document Header Minor Use Permit - Review Procedures
  • Planning Commission Submittal Requirements (General)
    document Header Planning Commission Submittal Requirements (General)
  • Planning Department Tree List
    document Header Planning Department Tree List
  • Project Application Form
    document Header Project Application Form
  • Residential Design Review Submittal Requirements
    document Header Residential Design Review Submittal Requirements
  • Sign Area Calculations - Informational Handout
    document Header Sign Area Calculations - Informational Handout
  • Sign Review Guidelines and Submittal Instructions
    document Header Sign Review Guidelines and Submittal Instructions
  • Sign Variance Application Form
    document Header Sign Variance Application Form
  • Special Permit Application Form
    document Header Special Permit Application Form
  • Variance Application Form
    document Header Variance Application Form