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The Land Use Planning Division administers Zoning regulations, reviews development projects and assists the community in its efforts to plan for the City's physical, cultural, environmental, and socio-economic future.
(510) 981-7410

The Permit Service Center issues permits for Building and Safety, Zoning, Engineering, Fire, and Health Department. Permit records for current and completed projects are available for review.
(510) 981-7500

The Building & Safety Division provides building plan review, inspection services, Building Code information, and administers the City’s Un-reinforced Masonry Building program.
(510) 981-7440

The Toxics Management Division regulates hazardous materials and waste, responds to chemical emergencies, manages contaminated sites, and provides other environmental services.
(510) 981-7460

Redevelopment spurs economic development through capital project financing and construction, and creation of affordable housing in the West Berkeley and Savo Island project areas.
(510) 981-7520 

The Office of Energy and Sustainable Development seeks to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in both City operations and the greater Berkeley Community. 
(510) 981-7439

Build It Green is a local nonprofit that promotes healthy, energy and resource-efficient homes.  Services includes ask a green building expert and an online green product directory.
Located at: 160 Franklin Street, Suite 310, Oakland 94607 (510) 590-3360