Town of Hillsborough is a residential community located in San Mateo County in California. The town performs essential services, including police protection, building permitting and inspection, land use management, and maintenance of roads, public facilities, water, sewer and storm drainage infrastructures. It also funds fire protection services provided by Central County Fire Department. Town of Hillsborough has an area of more than 6-square-miles, and population of over 10,000. The town is a general law city operating with a council form of government. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in the governing city council that consists of a mayor, a vice mayor, and city council members. The town has various departments, including building and inspection, fire, finance, human resources, library, planning, police and public works.