Confined Animal Regulations


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Mateo County
Document Title
Confined Animal Regulations
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Document Description
The project is a proposed amendment to the Zoning Regulations replacing the existing chapter titled "Stables" with the proposed chapter titled "Confined Animal Regulations". The proposed regulations apply to large domesticated animals kept for riding, pleasure, and companionship, including horses, donkeys, and llamas. Among the purposes of the project are to assure responsible management and care of confined animals, and to protect water, sensitive habitats, and other significant environmental resources from potential adverse impacts of confined animals.

Contact Information

George Bergman or Alison Sand
Agency Name
San Mateo County Planning Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Mateo
Other Location Info
Unincorporated San Mateo County

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
Local Actions
Zoning Text Amendment
Project Issues
Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Solid Waste, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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