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Current Zoning Applications

 Zoning Applications, also referred to as Zoning Projects, refer to the more complex proposed developments that allow for public input during the permitting process. Examples include projects such as large, new commercial building; major residential additions or a new research building in West Berkeley.pic

Land Use Planning staff reviews these proposals for consistency with the zoning regulations, for affects on the community and the environment. The Land Use Planning staff also review and process Land Use Permits for new businesses in existing buildings.

The documents received and/or created during this decision-making process
comprise the land use record for a proposed project, maintained by the
Land Use Planning Division.   Paper copies are available for public review;
and as of January 10, 2011, electronic copies are now available on-line, through
the link provided below.   

On-Line Records for Current Zoning Applications
  • All Current Zoning Applications 
    (This link will slowly phase out because Zoning permits can be viewed in our Online Service Center. Click on '311 Online Service Center' in the left side margin of this page, then under 'Building & Zoning' click on 'Zoning Permits: Apply, Pay or Research'. Click here for instructions.)

The above link  provides public access to:

  • a list of  zoning applications currently under review
  • the electronic copy of the land use record for each of these projects.

Paper copies may be reviewed at the Permit Service Center,
2120 Milvia Street, 2nd floor, by calling 510-981-7410. 

Opportunities for Public Involvement
  • Learn more about a project
    Review land use record through link above
  • Email the Project Planner with questions or comments
    Project list provides direct link to the assigned city planner
  • Attend Scheduled Public Hearings
    Notices mailed 14 days prior to the hearing date. Public may comment verbally or in writing.
  • Applications in Appeal Period
    Lists applications already approved or denied. May be appealed to ZAB or the City Council. 

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