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Permit Service Center
Permit Service Center

Appointments are strongly encouraged for the following types of building permit application. 

  • New project submittals
  • Resubmittals of plans with responses to plan check comments can be uploaded directly to the Permit Service Center Online 
  • Revisions to plans for projects with issues building permits
  • Appointments are also accepted for Fire Department Permits and Construction Parking Permits
  •  Making an appointment will greatly reduce the amount of time spent applying a permit.

All documents and plans are required to be submitted electronically in PDF Format via USB flash-drive with the maximum attachment size of 100 MB and minimum 300 dpi.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. to submit permit applications with plans (new, re-submittals and revisions). 

Over-the-Counter and walk-in application submittals will be accepted as staff is available. 

PLEASE NOTE:  There are no over-the-counter plan checks after 2:30pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays       

All other PSC counter applications may be submitted from 9am to 3pm.  Please remember that appointments are served first.

When you come to the Permit Service Center, please inform the person at the Welcome Station that you have a scheduled appointment.

Appointments can be made for all services provided by the PSC at 510-981-7500.

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Permit Service Center, 1947 Center St, 3rd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-7500
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903