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.

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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 (Thursday, October 21, 2021) - The Berkeley Police Department would like to notify the community of parking restrictions and road closures, associated with the football game at UC Berkeley’s California Memorial Stadium, on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. The football game is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. 

Restricted parking will be in effect in the following areas: (printable flyer)

2021 Football Game Day Parking Enforcement Map

Motorists should pay particular attention to the posted tow away signs in the restricted areas. A map of the tow away zones, enhanced and double fine zones is attached.  Please note, there is no 2-hour parking in the listed Residential Parking Permit zones without a resident permit on game days. Enforcement will begin at approximately 8 a.m. and remain in effect until approximately 11 p.m. 

Vehicles will be towed to a temporary lot, located at Fulton Street and Bancroft Way (West of Edwards Stadium). If you discover your vehicle has been towed, please proceed to the lot to pick it up. 

The following roads will be closed: 

  • North bound traffic on Piedmont Avenue at Bancroft Way (at approximately 10:30 am) 
  • East bound traffic on Durant Avenue at College Avenue (at approximately 10:30 am) 
  • North and East bound traffic on Piedmont Avenue at Channing Way (at approximately 10:30 am) 
  • Access to the Panoramic Way and Dwight/Hillside neighborhoods will be limited to residents. 

We expect a large number of people to attend the game this Saturday. Please consider taking public transportation.   

For more information on getting to the game please visit Cal’s Game Day Visitors Guide.


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