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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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 Municipal Code : Ordinances Pending Codification

The following Ordinances were recently adopted by the City Council (please consult the Council Annotated Agendas available from the City Council website), and are not yet codified or effective yet. 



Adoption Date

Effective Date


Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Section 19.44.020 Housing Advisory Board

9/28/21 11/01/21
7,783-N.S Transfer of Two Parcels to the State of California for the Ashby-San Pablo Intersection Improvements Project 9/28/21 11/01/21
7,784-N.S Amending BMC Section 14.56.070 to Add New Sections of Road in the List of Locations Prohibiting the Use of Certain Streets by Commercial Vehicles Exceeding 3 Tons Gross Vehicle Weight 10/12/21 11/18/21
7,785-N.S Amending BMC Section 14.56.040, Prohibiting the Operation of Commercial Vehicles on Marin Avenue Between Grizzly Peak Blvd and the Circle Exceeding 4 Tons Gross Vehicle Weight 10/12/21 11/18/21
7,786-N.S Amending BMC to Establish Chapter 14.63, Amending Section 14.68.010 Defining "Motorized Scooter" and Amending Sections 14.68.120 to Include Language for Motorized Scooters 10/12/21 11/18/21
7,787-N.S Repealing Zoning Ordinance and Official Zoning Map (BMC Title 23) and Adopting New Zoning Ordinance and Official Zoning Map 10/12/21 11/18/21
7,788-N.S. Proposed Ordinance Amending Paragraph "NN" of Berkeley Municipal Code Section 19.48.020 10/26/21 11/28/21
7,789-N.S. Ghost Gun Ordinance 10/26/21 11/28/21
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