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

7,748-N.S.  Amendment: FY 2021 Annual Appropriations Ordinance  2/9/2021 3/19/2021

Amendments to the Berkeley Lobbyist Registration Act; Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 2.09

2/9/2021 3/19/2021

Extending Time for Temporary Parklets and Sidewalk Seating Post-COVID-19; Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 16.18 and Section 14.48.150

2/9/2021 3/19/2021

Referral Response: Zoning Ordinance Amendments that Reform Residential Off-Street Parking; Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Title 14 and Title 23

2/9/2021 3/19/2021

Amend BMC Chapter 14.52 Authorizing goBerkeley Parking Program at All Parking Meters

2/9/2021 3/19/2021
7,753-N.S. Referral Response: Amendments to the Home Occupations Ordinance; Amending BMC Sub-Title 23C, 23D and 23F 2/23/2021 3/31/2021
7,754-N.S. Lease Agreement: Patpatia & Associates, Inc. for 125-127 University Avenue Office Space 3/9/2021 4/12/2021
7,755-N.S. Guaranteeing COVID-19 Hazard Pay for Grocery Store Workers     2/23/2021 2/23/2021
7,756-N.S. Urgency Item: Amendments to Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers Ordinance (B.M.C. Chapter 13.112) 3/16/2021 3/16/2021
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