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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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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.

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A Model Green City 

 

  Berkeley is regularly named among the greenest and most sustainable cities in the United States.

 


 

  • 10/10 #4 Biking Commute City in US (US Census 
  • 6/10 Berkeley Wins 1st Place NorCal Solar Award for the Most Solar Systems Installed Per Capita in Bay Area
  • 5/10 City of Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan selected as the winner of The American Planning Association's 2010 Outstanding Planning Award. 
  • 6/09 Berkeley Wins SF Business Times Green Municipality Award
  • 6/09 Berkeley City Council Adopts our Climate Action Plan 
  • 5/09 Greentechmedia Claims Berkeley is One of Top 12 Greenest Cities in the US
  • 4/09 Berkeley Wins EPA's Highest Environmental Award - The EPA Climate Protection Award 
  • 3/09: Berkeley Wins 1st Place NorCal Solar Award for the Most Solar Systems Installed Per Capita in Bay Area
  • 9/08: Berkeley Mayor Bates Receives United Nations “Americas Award for Excellence" 2008
  • 9/08: Berkeley created the first Sustainable Energy Financing District - See NY Times Article
  • In 2005, the City of Berkeley was named the third most sustainable city in the nation by SustainLane
  • The U.S. Secretary of Energy announced that Berkeley was one of 13 cities in the United States to be selected as a ‘Solar America City.  The selection, which was based on a highly competitive national review, means Berkeley is in line for up to $200,000 in direct funding as well as technical assistance and other resources to develop and launch a comprehensive solar power and energy efficiency program in the City.
  • Berkeley’s innovative partnership with City CarShare and its Residential Energy Conservation Ordinance, were highlighted in New Energy for Cities, a report released in 2006 by the Apollo Alliance.
  • The City of Berkeley and transportation planner Matt Nichols were awarded innovators of the year by City Car Share for their pioneering work on their city fleet replacement project.
  • Former Mayor Tom Bates was awarded the 2008 Solar Summit Award for Berkeley’s renewable energy initiatives.
  • The City of Berkeley was chosen to present at the 2008 Transforming Local Government Conference on its community climate protection efforts.


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