Planning Division

Community Development Department

Thank you for visiting the Community Development Department - Planning Division.  The Planning Division is open Monday through Friday as follows:

Walk-ins:  8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Appointments: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone calls are answered Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  At all other times, you may leave a message and staff will return your call within 24 hours.  You may receive a faster response by sending an email to Planning Division staff at planningdept@burlingame.org.  Please include detailed information in your email.

New!  Look up zoning and general plan designations for a property using our Land Use Look-Up Application or go to www.burlingame.org/zoningmap.

Zoning Map

New Application Submittals: To schedule a day/time to submit your submittal, please send an email to planningdept@burlingame.org.  Prior to submitting your application, staff will review your application to ensure that it is complete.

The Planning Division is responsible for maintaining the City's General Plan and various Specific Plans, and for maintaining, updating, and administering the City's zoning regulations and sign regulations that implement the policies outlined in these adopted plans.  The zoning regulations contain the specific regulations that inform the design and construction of new development and additions to existing structures, including height limits, floor area ratio, parking requirements, lot coverage, property line setbacks, as well as outlining design review processes for various types of projects when required.

The information on this website should serve as a general guide.  Please contact the Planning Division at 650-558-7250 or planningdept@burlingame.org to confirm and clarify information provided here and to receive updates.

The Planning Division is a division of the Community Development Department.

Ruben Hurin

Planning Manager

Phone 650-558-7250

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