Office of Sustainability

We are dedicated to helping the County of San Mateo and its communities adapt to our changing environment by providing programs, services and resources that inspire new ideas and solutions.

We are committed to building a community that fulfills the needs of everyone today and in the future.

Current Initiatives

Educating, inspiring and enacting change for future generations is the foundation of a sustainability community. Stay informed and up to date with all of our current initiatives, programs highlights and activities.

Sustainable Development: multifamily housing photo

Home For All

Closing the jobs-housing gap will require us all to work together to create and preserve more homes throughout the county. Learn more

Climate Change: photo of the sea

Sea Change SMC

Sea Change SMC is an initiative of San Mateo County’s effort to address the challenge of sea level rise in the Bay Area which is among the top 10 hot spots for sea level rise in the county. Learn more

Renewable resources: home upgrade infographic

Home Upgrade

The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) offers rebates and assistance to homeowners for energy-efficient home improvements. Learn more