California Public Utilities Commission Considering New Area Code for 415 Area

County of Marin - Supervisor Sears

California Public Utilities Commission Consideration of New Area Code for 415 Area 


The 415 area code is expected to use up all the available prefixes by October 2015. To ensure that new numbers are available for customers and technology expansion, the California Public Utilities Commission has begun the process to introduce a new area code to the geography now served by the 415.


A public meeting will be held in San Rafael on January 17th at both 2pm and 7pm in the San Rafael City Council Chambers at 1400 Fifth Avenue.


If you are unable to attend these public meetings, you may comment at the Commission’s web site, or via e-mail to, or submit written comments to the Commission’s Public Advisor's Office at 320 W. 4th Street, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Call the Area Code Hotline number for more information at (866) 340- 6147.