eTRAKiT Web Portal

How To Use eTRAKiT Portal

Atherton Professional eTRAKiT Access (PDF)

Search Permit History (PDF)

Link to eTRAKiT Portal

This eTRAKiT database can be used to access planning and building records and general information as described below. Note: Some older records may not be in the database.  If you are not finding the information you are looking for on a property, please contact the Planning and Building Department.  

  • Properties: provides information on a given parcel, including Zoning and General Plan designations, Assessor Data (such as lot size), and FEMA Floodplain designations. Note: most data provided in this databased is obtained from the San Mateo County Assessor’s Office, please contact their office should you have questions about the accuracy of the data.
  • Permits: provides a history of past and active building permits on a given parcel. For a complete history of building permits for a parcel, please visit the Planning & Building counter.
  • Projects: provides a history of past and active projects that have gone through the planning review process. This database contains most of the planning records on a file. Additional details on a planning approval can be obtained from the Planning & Building Counter based on the file number and/or address.

Important Tips When Using the Database:

First and foremost, please confirm that the address you are inquiring about is within Atherton town limits

When entering an address, do not include the type of street. For example, if the address is 109 Atherton Avenue, enter 109 Atherton  (without Avenue).

  • See list of acronyms in the table below that are used as part of the database and data entry.

List of Acronyms 

AoRArchitect of Record 
BLDGBuilding Department 
CatEx Environmental Review/Categorical Exemption 
CMP Construction Management Plan 
CoA Conditions of Approval 
CoR Contractor of Record 
DPW  Department of Public Works
DR Design Review 
ECPErosion Control Plan 
EoR Engineer of Record 
ER/Enviro ReviewEnvironmental Review 
EIREnvironmental Review/Environmental Impact Report 
FP Fireplace 
FD Fire Department 
IS Environmental Review/Initial Study 
LLALot Line Adjustment 
MNDEnvironmental Review/Mitigated Negative Declaration 
Min MEPMinimum Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing Permit 
OTC Over the Counter 
O/B Owner-Builder 
PD Police Department or Planned Development Overlay 
PLNG Planning Department 
REV Revision or Revised 
RTI Ready to Issue 
SUP Second Unit Permit 
VAR Variance 
VMP Vegetation Management Plan 
WUI        Urban Wildland Interface