Residential Sub-Areas

Residential Sub-Areas

The following residential sub-areas are not expected to undergo major changes over the General Plan horizon. These sub-areas include: Avalon-Brentwood, Orange Park, Paradise Valley / Terrabay, Sign Hill, Sunshine Gardens, Westborough, and Winston Serra.

Avalon-Brentwood
Map of General Plan Land Use Designation for Avalon-Brentwood

Avalon-Brentwood

The Avalon-Brentwood sub-area is located at the southwestern edge of the city, between I-280 and El Camino Real. It is primarily single-family residential uses with several large institutional uses. Major public uses include Avalon Park, Baden High School, Brentwood Park, Ponderosa Elementary School, Zamora Park, and the City’s Main Library. The sub-area also surrounds Country Club Park, an unincorporated area. It contains just under 10% of the city’s entire population.

Vision Statement

Avalon is a walkable, attractive, and safe neighborhood with a variety of housing options, accessible recreational amenities, and quality infrastructure.

Goal SA-29:

Avalon is a walkable, attractive, and safe neighborhood with a variety of housing options, accessible recreational amenities, and quality infrastructure.
Policy SA-29.1: Provide connections to El Camino Real and South Spruce Avenue.

Provide convenient bicycle, pedestrian, and auto connections to the node of amenities and services at El Camino Real and South Spruce Avenue and within the sub-area.

  • Action SA-29.1.1: Minimize El Camino Real parking overflow.

    Introduce clearer and more frequent signage along residential streets to prevent parking overflow from El Camino Real or major thoroughfares.

  • Action SA-29.1.2: Coordinate with the County of San Mateo on infrastructure.

    Coordinate with the County of San Mateo to standardize infrastructure between the unincorporated area and the remainder of the city, including consistent sidewalks, roadways, and utility infrastructure.

Policy SA-29.2: Allow annexation on a case-by-case basis.

Allow annexation on a case-by-case basis for lots that are contiguous to South San Francisco City limits in the event owners request annexation into the City of South San Francisco.

  • Action SA-29.2.1: Conduct annexation planning study.

    Conduct a study that considers long-term planning for the unincorporated Sphere of Influence.

Other goals related to Avalon-Brentwood in other Elements include the following: Goal LU-4: High-quality residential neighborhoods.
Orange Park
Paradise Valley/Terrabay
Sign Hill
Sunshine Gardens
Westborough
Winston Serra