Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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DROP-OFF BALLOT BOX FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Berkeley, California (Thursday, November 03, 2016) - Those who vote by mail can use a secure drop-off box in downtown Berkeley to deliver their ballot anytime until 8pm on election night.

The ballot box in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Building,  2180 Milvia Street, is just a block from BART, is available 24-hours a day and will be in service for every election.Ballot Box at City Hall

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters will retrieve Vote-by-Mail ballots daily, ending with 8:00 pm on Election Night. No postage is necessary for a ballots returned to the drop box. 

The Registrar of Voters has an online map of other drop-off boxes elsewhere in the County. 

Previously, the only way to hand in a ballot in Berkeley was during office hours.

MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT...Remember to use the return envelope provided and to sign the back of your return envelope!

Use the City of Berkeley Clerk Department's election page to find out more information about local ballot measures, candidates and campaign finance information.

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