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.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

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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Berkeley, California (Tuesday, June 15, 2021) - We've have spent the past year serving our community from wherever possible -- in the field, in offices and virtually. Thanks to safe, highly protective vaccines, we can now begin to serve you during regular hours in our buildings.

Starting June 15, all City of Berkeley buildings will be open from 10am to 2pm, Monday through Friday.

Some services will be open for extended hours. Check our website for the hours, location and details for the service you're interested in. Some services may be accessible online or in another way that's more convenient for you.

Make an appointment when possible, especially if you are looking to meet someone specific.

We'll continue to use tools that have safely guided us to this point - face coverings, distancing, hand hygiene and staying home when sick. We encourage all who are eligible to get vaccinated - a safe, effective tool that not only protects you, but also reduces spread of COVID-19 to others.

These changes come as a state Health Order rescinds most rules, a status with which the City of Berkeley's Health Officer has aligned.

We look forward to serving you wherever you are - including in our City buildings.

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