San Mateo City Hall 330 W 20th Ave, San Mateo, CA94403 Built in 1985, San Mateo City Hall houses the City Council chambers as well as the City Manager's office, the City…More Clerk's office and several other important administrative offices. San Mateo residents are welcome to drop in during normal business hours and file papers or gather needed information -- and they are encouraged to come to the council chambers on those evenings (generally the first and third Mondays of every month, beginning at 5 p.m.) where the people's business is discussed and decided.
San Mateo County Youth Services Center 222 Paul Scannell Dr, San Mateo, CA94402 The county's "Juvenile Hall" facilities includes juvenile courts, probation offices and mental health facilities. It is…More located atop the hill where Ralston crosses Highway 92, alongside several other city and county government facilities.
City of San Mateo Fire Department 1900 Ofarrell St, San Mateo, CA94403 San Mateo's fire chief presides over the Fire Department from this location a few steps from City Hall. Here residents…More can request fire inspections or obtain information on submitting building plans and other services.
City of San Mateo Corporation Yard 1949 Pacific Blvd, San Mateo, CA94403 This Public Works Department facility provides residents with free sandbags for flood prevention during the rainy…More season. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per household. The office is on Pacific Boulevard just south of Highway 92 and is easily accessible from South Delaware Street. Work-furlough crews who are assisting with city maintenance tasks are also deployed from this office, and city vehicles are stored here.
Joinville Swim Center 2111 Kehoe Ave, San Mateo, CA94403 This city-owned pool complex is open daily for adult lap swimming. The six-lane heated pool is 4-6 feet deep and has a…More lift to help disabled swimmers get into the water. There is also a smaller, shallower pool for kids' lessons and aqua-fit classes. Joinville also hosts swim and water-safety lessons and lifeguard training -- check the website for details. Swims are $5.50 each or $40-$45 for a month of unlimited swims.
City of San Mateo Park Rangers Office 1901 J Hart Clinton Dr, San Mateo, CA94401 The parks manager and senior park ranger handle visitor services from this station in Seal Point Park, part of the city…More Parks & Recreation system. Call the above number for details. The park has bike and pedestrian trails and Bay access for kayakers and windsurfers, a number of telescopes and wind sculptures and two off-leash canine parks -- for large and small dogs. Just to the south, facing the Bay on J. Hart Clinton Drive, is an area where residents can pick up free compost and mulch for their gardens; call 522-7300 to learn more.
Window Solutions 1161 Chess Dr, Foster City, CA94404 Window Solutions provides a variety of window tinting work. The office offers indoor and outdoor services for a variety…More of buildings, including houses, commercial properties and government buildings. It also offers decorative designs for offices and anti-graffiti work.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 725 Monte Diablo Ave, San Mateo, CA94401 This large community center, tucked inside Martin Luther King Park, is one of several managed by the San Mateo Parks and…More Recreation Department. It features plenty of field space, a giant assembly room with a stage and full kitchen, a dance studio, two other meeting rooms (all four spaces can be rented) and an Olympic-size swimming pool at the adjacent King Swim Center. City residents, most especially youth, are welcome any time during normal business hours. Be sure to watch for special holiday events.
San Mateo Athletics Office, Outdoor Facility Reservation 2001 Pacific Blvd, San Mateo, CA94403 This office of the city Parks & Recreation Department is where you go to reserve a sports field for your club or…More team. All reservations must be made in person; phone reservations are not accepted, although the staff is happy to answer questions by phone. The office is on Pacific, just south of Highway 92; easiest access is from South Delaware Street. It is open by 7 am but closed between noon and 1pm daily for lunch. There are tree-shaded picnic tables out front where you can wait if you arrive during the noon break.