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Permits, Applications and Fees


Encroachment Permit : Anyone working in the City right-of-way, such as street, sidewalk area, public easements, and utility easements, is required to obtain an Encroachment Permit prior to starting work.

Stormwater Construction Pollution Prevention Permit: Construction activity on private property such as 1st or 2nd story additions, commercial additions, and projects greater than 10,000 sf, is subject to the Stormwater Construction Pollution Prevention Permit.

Block Party Permit: Application, rules and regulations for temporary closure of any street, sidewalk, or City property.

Groundwater Discharge Permit: Application for discharging groundwater into the sanitary sewer system.

Street Address Change: Application request for new address, additional address, and address change.

Subdivision Map: Application for reviewing subdivision maps such as lot-line adjustment, lot combination, lot splits, or condominium map.

Special Encroachment Permit: This permit is required for permanent and non-permanent fixtures within the city's right-of-way. 

Wastewater Discharge Permit: Application for the installation of any sewer or the discharge of waste into the sewer system.

Transportation Permit :
As set by state law, transportation involving the operation of oversize and/or overweight vehicles within the right-of-way of City of Burlingame city limits requires a permit from the Public Works Department. Submit application to dpw@burlingame.org.

Click here to view the Citywide fee schedule.