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Building and Safety Division
Building and Safety Division

Seismic Hazard Zones and Other Information

To see what hazards are near your property, visit Enter an address to view earthquake, flood, fire and tsunami hazards in the vicinity. 

Concerned about the stability of your home in an earthquake? Retrofit your home or business and secure its contents. Qualify for a transfer tax rebate from the City of Berkeley, if you complete the work within one year of purchasing residential property.

The California Seismic Safety Commission provides a variety of information sources on its website, including the Homeowner's Guide to Seismic Safety.

California Geological Survey Maps  

Berkeley Seismic Hazard Zones

You can also download the City of Berkeley's 2014 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, 2016 Resilience Strategy, or learn more about Seismic Safety Information and Programs.

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