Department of Planning & Development
2120 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-7400, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-7470
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (PSC Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Email:


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Welcome to the Department of Planning & Development site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

  This portion of the City of Berkeley website is intended to assist you to find the information you need about planning and development in Berkeley , as well as assist you should you be interested in development in Berkeley – from additions to your home, to constructing a new office building.

IMPORTANT CLOSURE NOTICE -  Please be advised, due to mandatory all staff meeting, the Planning Department will be closed Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  The last check-in is 11:00 NO EXCEPTIONS.  We will re-open at 1:30 pm. [more...]

The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. - The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. [more...]

Triggers and Ordinances Required Before Permit Issuance - Private Sewer Lateral (PSL) [more...]

Schedule an Inspection -  To schedule permitted construction inspections online:  [more...]

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Department of Planning & Development, 2120 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-7400
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903