Unfortunately, the Town of Colma’s boundaries do not coincide with post office mailing areas. This creates a lot of confusion about who a property owner should contact about a problem or in securing a building permit. Here is a description of these anomalies: There is an area around and including the Colma BART station that … Continued
FAQ Topic: Property & Housing
Most of the properties in the Sterling Park neighborhood are zoned Residential – Sterling Park or R-S. Some specific considerations: The minimum lot size is 33.3 feet wide, but some lots are narrower or wider. Please contact the Planning Department for lot dimensions or you can find your lot by looking at the San … Continued
HIP Housing is a great resource in San Mateo County that helps people find a place to live. You may also visit our Housing Resources page for more information.
Section 8 Housing – The California Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Program is a federal government initiative that aims to help low-income families in the state to access affordable, safe and sanitary housing. This program is operated by the California Housing Authority (PHA) which has offices spread across the state. The California Public Housing Authority … Continued
Since the Town of Colma is a small town, we do not have a housing department to assist in these matters. The San Mateo County Department of Housing can assist you with landlord/tenant disputes. You may also visit our Community Resources page for additional information on housing.
Yes. The Town of Colma does not have any rental restrictions. However, if you are only renting or leasing the home, renting a room may likely be a violation of your lease or rental agreement, so you will want to check the agreement and the property owner.
Yes. The Town of Colma does not have any rental restrictions.
To find out more about your rights as a tenant please visit the San Mateo County Department of Housing web page.
You can pay your property taxes online through the County of San Mateo.