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Burlingame Regulations


Permit Restrictions

  • No planning or building permit is required if the structure is:

  • < 120 square feet

  • no more than 11 feet from grade

  • located in the side and rear yard

  • If the shed, deck, and overhang together are > 120 square feet, a building permit would then be required

  • The addition of a slab foundation (if necessary) would trigger a building permit

  • Electricity would require a building permit

Height and Setback Restrictions


Zoning Restrictions

  • All single-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All two-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

  • All multi-family homes are permitted to have ADUs

Height and Setback Restrictions

Other Restrictions

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