Granada Community Services District


GCSD Candidate Filing Period Closes Friday, August 7 for the November 3, 2020 General Election

— AUGUST 4, 2020 —

Extended Filing Period Closes August 12

The Granada Community Services District will have two open seats for its Board of Directors in the November 3rd General Election.  Individuals interested in running for a seat on the Board of Directors have until the close of business on Friday, August 7, 2020, to file candidacy papers with the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road, San Mateo.  If a board incumbent does not file for re-election by the August 7 deadline, the period to file will be extended to August 12 for other candidates. Candidate statements will be paid for by the District, and limited to 200-words.

The Governing Board

The District is governed by an elected five-member board of directors.  The Board serves as the District’s legislative body and exercises all District powers by enacting rules, regulations, and policies to carry out its governmental functions. 


Directors are elected by the registered voters of the District.  Elections are held in November of even-numbered years pursuant to the Uniform District Election Law.  Directors serve staggered four-year terms. 

Burnham Park Preliminary Plan Released for Public Review

— JUNE 18, 2020 —

All comments are welcome and will inform any revisions to the preliminary plan prior to submission to San Mateo County for review. Please email comments to

Click on the links below for more details in the the Burnham Park Report and Preliminary Landscape Plan Presentation:


— JUNE 3, 2020 —

To: All District Residents

Beach parking on the District owned Burnham Strip parcel has been reopened. The skate ramp has also been reopened. Ramp users are required to comply with the current San Mateo County Health Officer’s Order.

Please practice safe social distancing!

We appreciate your cooperation.  Thank you!

The District office remains closed to walk-in service to protect the public and staff.  Office staff will be available during normal business hours by phone and email for customer service needs.  You can contact Delia Comito (GCSD Assistant General Manager) at (650) 726-7093, or via email at

Mission Statement:  To protect public health and safety, preserve our environment, and maintain fiscal soundness by providing high quality service for wastewater, solid waste collection, recycling, and serving the community’s needs for parks and recreation, through responsible operations and management.

The Granada Sanitary District was formed in 1958 under the California Sanitary District Act of 1923. In October of 2014, the District was reorganized as the Granada Community Services District under California Government Code 61000 et seq.  The District is responsible for parks, recreation, garbage and recycling services in the unincorporated areas of El Granada, Princeton, Princeton-by-the-Sea, Clipper Ridge, and Miramar.  The District is also responsible for the sewage collection system and disposal for approximately 2,500 residences and businesses in these same unincorporated areas as well as the northern portion of the City of Half Moon Bay.  Garbage and recycling services are provided by Recology of the Coast under a franchise agreement with the Granada Community Services District.

The District office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located on the third floor of 504 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada. To contact the District please call (650) 726-7093. Regular board meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.