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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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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.

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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

7,737-N.S. Lease for 5385 Cazadero Hwy, Cazadero, CA 95421 – Cazadero Preforming Arts Camp (CPAC) 12/1/2020 1/7/2021

Closure of the crossing at Camelia Street/Union Pacific (UP) Railroad Corridor; Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 14.24

12/1/2020 1/7/2021
7,739-N.S Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 11.28 - Food Establishments 12/15/2020 1/18/2021
7,740-N.S. Proposed Amendments to the Building Energy Saving Ordinance (BESO) 12/15/2020 1/18/2021
7,741-N.S. Lease Agreement: Berkeley Housing Authority at 1947 Center Street, Fifth Floor, Southwest Corner 12/15/2020 1/18/2021
7,743-N.S. Updates to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Ordinance (Eviction) 12/15/2020 1/18/2021

Adoption of the Adeline Corridor Specific Plan and Associated General Plan and Municipal Code (Zoning) Amendments and Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report; Adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 23E.70

12/15/2020 1/18/2021
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