Palomar Park Information and Links [home]

The PPO (Palomar Property Owners) provides this list of website resources in the hope that our members will find the information contained therein useful. The PPO controls only the content of www.palomarpark.org. The PPO is not responsible for any content presented in the websites below.

POLICE AND SHERIFF RESOURCES FOR PALOMAR PARK

POLICE EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Call: 363-4911

You can also call regular 911 from a landline phone, but if you call 911 from a cell phone you will get routed to the Sacramento CHP offices and there will likely be a delay in getting through to local police or emergency services. The 363-4911 phone number is the number for the dispatch of the San Mateo County law enforcement unit that responds to problems in Palomar Park. Calling that number directly gets you straight to them - avoiding the step of going first through the state CHP.

POLICE NON-EMERGENCY NUMBERS

For non emergency questions for to report any suspicious activity/vehicles etc. in Palomar Park you should call the same local dispatch number: 363-4911

We all are urged to contact the Sheriff's office (363-4911) if we have ANY concerns about anything in Palomar Park that may be at all out of the ordinary. Their advice to us is to call without hesitation and let them decide what actions to take. In the past even simple calls about cars driving at odd hours or lurking in driveways - seemingly trivial occurrences - has led to apprehension of criminals who have been victimizing local neighborhoods.

For general questions, our primary contact for Palomar Park is Walter (Wally) Rosalez. You may reach him directly at: 257-3403 extension 4. You can also reach him via his email of wrosales@smcgov.org. Contact him or dispatch (363-4911) if we have ANY concerns about anything in Palomar Park that may be at all out of the ordinary. The Sheriff's office advice to us is to call without hesitation and let them and law enforcement decide what actions to take. In the past even simple calls about cars driving at odd hours or lurking in driveways - seemingly trivial occurrences - has led to apprehension of criminals who have been victimizing local neighborhoods.

SAN MATEO COUNTY ALERT SYSTEM
http://www.smcalert.info
You can help yourself be more informed by subscribing (opt-in for text message or emails) to the San Mateo County Alert system (SMC Alerts). You can create or update your account (profile, devices, or unsubscribe, etc.) at http://www.smcalert.info on the web. The system is administrated by the Office of Emergency Services, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063 650.363.4000

SAN MATEO COUNTY SHERIFF
Call: 363-4911


Direct dispatch for our law enforcement is 363-4911 and is the most efficient way to contact them.

Quick Links you may find useful:

San Mateo County Website
Redwood City Website
San Mateo County Building Department
San Mateo Mosquito Abatement District Web Site
Earthquake/Emergency Resources
County Road Services Division
Voting, Polling and Ballot Information
California State Licensing Board (for Contractors)
Check a Contractor's license, bonding & Insurance
Clifford School Website
Redwood City School District
UC Davis Integrated Pest Management Program
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Governor's Office of Emergency Services

Local Government

Palomar Park is located in unincorporated San Mateo County and is governed by the County Board of Supervisors.

Palomar Park Design Review Information

Design Review Committees (DRC) are established by County ordinance to review building plans for new development and significant modifications/additions in certain unincorporated areas.  Palomar Park is one of those areas.

The DRC is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to ensure that development is compatible with the physical setting of the site and the visual character of the community. The three member DRC consists of two architects and a representative from the Palomar Park community. Using the link below, you will find design standards for Palomar Park in Section 6565.16 of the County zoning regulation documentation:

http://planning.smcgov.org/sites/planning.smcgov.org/files/2012_ZoneRegs%5BFINAL%5D_0.pdf#page=517

More Useful Information Sources:

Nearby Hospitals:

Two of the nearest hospitals to Palomar Park are:

• Sequoia Hospital located just South at the corner of Alameda and Whipple (650-367-5541)

• Stanford Hospital, approximately 7 miles South, located off Sand Hill Road in Palo Alto (650-723-5111).

Police:

As Palomar Park is in unincorporated San Mateo County, Palomar Park is served by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Their main number is 650-363-4000 and their emergency dispatch number is 650-363-4911.

Traffic related problems are handled by the California Highway Patrol (650-369-6261)

Parking violations are handled by the San Mateo County Sheriff (650-363-4911).

Fire:

Due to the rural nature of Palomar Park and the steep hills and narrow roadways, Palomar Park is considered a high-risk fire zone. Fire protection services are provided by the Woodside Fire Department at 850 California Way (650-368-2155), the Redwood City Fire District Station 12 at 3700 Jefferson Avenue (650-780-7412), and the California Department of Forestry (CDF) Station 18 located at 300 Edmonds (650-366-7416).

See the Palomar Park Fire Evacuation Plan page for details and a pictorial map of evacuation routes.

911 Emergency Services:

If you call 911 in an emergency from a cell phone, your call may go to the California Highway Patrol, rather than the county's 911 dispatch.

To reach the County directly, you can call emergency services at 650-363-1311.

Trash/Recycling Services:

Allied Waste is Palmomar Park's trash collector. In addition to weekly garbage and recycling collection, Allied offers each household two (2) customer- scheduled trash clean-ups per year at no extra charge for excess trash, appliances, yard trimmings, & wood. To schedule your On-Call Clean-Up call Allied Waste at 650-592-2411 or find more information on the web at the Allied Waste website

Palomar Park is on the Redwood City routes and schedules (pick up days), although Palomar Park is not a part of Redwood City.

Septic Tanks and Service Companies:

Residents have used the following companies for septic tank service, among others:

Able Septic Tank
520 Reed St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 492-1099


A1 Septic Tank Service
1111 Industrial Parkway West
Hayward, Ca 94544
(800)-538-8820

Palomar Park Roads:

Most of the roads in Palomar Park are maintained by San Mateo County. However, Palomar Drive beyond the Montalvo intersection is a private road maintained by the households on that portion of Palomar Drive who make up the Outer Palomar Property Owners group.