The City of Burlingame is an American suburban city of approximately 28,000 people in San Mateo County, California. It is located on the San Francisco Peninsula and has a significant shoreline on San Francisco Bay. The city is named after Anson Burlingame who was an attorney and a diplomat. Burlingame was settled by wealthy San Franciscans looking for a better climate.
It is known for its high residential quality of life and is often referred to as the City of Trees. Industrial growth was spurred in the 1960s and 1970s by proximity to the San Francisco International Airport. The City of Burlingame has many beautiful hotels along the San Francisco Bayfront and is a significant vacation spot for people wishing to visit the San Francisco Bay Area.
Burlingame, CA Fee Schedule
The City strives to help new businesses get the information and permits they need to open as quickly as possible. Here is a summary of some of the ways we help new businesses open in the City: We can help your business find a location that meets your needs; We will visit prospective sites you are considering purchasing or leasing and give input on what might be involved in getting the space up to code for the intended use; Once a site has been identified and you have drawn up some preliminary plans, the City can organize a pre-application meeting for you if needed. The purpose of the meeting is to help make the application process faster, easier, and less costly for you; Throughout the process of setting up your business, we will be available to answer questions and help problem-solve; Once your business is open, we will help get the word out that you are now part of the Burlingame economy and community.
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