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Other Residential Reviews

REMODELING AND SINGLE STORY ADDITIONS TO A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE

Single Family Residence (R-1) Regulations 

Accessory Structures 

Parking Ordinance 

Minor Modifications 

Hillside Area Construction Permit 

List of Addresses in the Hillside Area 

Map of Properties in the Hillside Area 

Application Fees

Tree List 

HOME OCCUPATIONS

Refer to the description of Home Businesses and Home Occupation Permit Application Process

Title 25 Zoning Code - Home Occupations 

Home Occupation Permit Application 

FENCES AND HEDGES

Link to Zoning Code Regulations for Fences and Hedges

SECOND UNIT AMNESTY

The City of Burlingame has passed an ordinance, effective June 30, 2001, to institute a special permit process to legalize existing second units on properties with single family homes on them.  The program applies only to existing second units that meet the established requirements. 

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Do you qualify? The Planning Department will review second unit amnesty applications for the following requirements: 

-    Property with the second unit is in an R-1 zone 

-    Second unit was built before 1954 

-    Required parking is provided for the primary dwelling, plus on additional uncovered  space for the second unit 

-    Second unit does not exceed 640 SF of floor area 

-    No more than 2 persons will occupy the second unit 

-    An owner of the subject property must reside in at least one of the dwelling units at all times

Second Unit Amnesty Explanation Sheet (PDF - 33 KB)

Second Unit Amnesty Application Form (PDF - 32 KB)

Second Unit Amnesty Submittal Requirements (PDF - 22 KB)

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Please contact the Planning Division for additional information and application forms by telephone at (650) 558-7250 or by email at planningdept@burlingame.org 

Owners or applicants who do not meet the established requirements for the amnesty program will not be penalized.