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If you're applying for a building permit with the City of San Carlos or just planning your project, you may find the following links helpful.  They include key documents and agencies that you may need to consult.

Flood Plain Management

Flood Plain Information

Energy & Water

California Energy Commission

California Energy Commission Learning Center 

California Water Service

California Urban Water Conservation Council

Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

Energy Star

Energy Saving Tips for Appliances

EPA Water Sense

Home Energy Saver

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG & E)

PG & E: Save Energy at Home

PG & E: Commercial Energy Saver

San Carlos Green: Energy Efficiency & Weatherization Programs

United States Department of Energy: Energy Savers

Water Efficient Fixtures & Appliances

Codes, Licensing, Product Evaluation & Organizations 

2008 Green Building Standards Code

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

California Architects Board

California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO)

California Board for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors   

California Building Officials (CALBO)

California Building Standards Commission (CBSC)

California Health & Safety Code

California State License Board

Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)

ICC Evaluation Services

International Code Council (ICC)

Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs)

Underwriter's Laboratories (UL)

Green Building, Sustainability, Recycling, & Community Help 

Allied Waste of San Mateo County

Build It Green Guidelines and Checklists 

Construction & Demolition Recycling 

Deconstruction vs. Demolition 

Food Scraps Program 

Green Building "Ask an Expert" Hotline

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal 

Introduction to Green Building

Rebuilding Together (Free Home Repair for Low-Income Homeowners)

Recycling Guidelines  

Recycle Works 

Rethink Waste 

The Reuse People (Deconstruction & Salvaging Experts)  

Sustainable San Mateo County

Health Safety

California Spa & Pool Industry Education Council (SPEC)

Commercial Air Quality Programs

Indoor Air Pollution

Map of Contaminated Cleanup Sites

Mold Information

Mosquito Abatement

Pollution Prevention

Pollution Scorecard

San Mateo County Health System

Spare the Air

Spare the Air Wood Burning Rule

West Nile Virus Update

Local, State, & Federal Government  

Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

California Emergency Management Agency

City / County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG) 

New EPA Ruling for Contractors

FEMA

Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA)

League of California Cities

State of California