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Permit Service Center
Permit Service Center

Location and Hours 

The Permit Service Center (PSC) is located at 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor - between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

PSC hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4pm. The PSC is closed the 2nd Friday of every month. Please verify City holidays and other office closures.

Over-the-counter and walk-in application submittals will be accepted as staff is available. There are no over-the-counter plan checks after 2:30pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays. All other PSC counter applications may be submitted from 8:30am to 3:30pm.  

All financial transactions must be completed by 4pm. Acceptable methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, checks and cash.

You are welcome to visit the Permit Service Center on a first-come, first-served basis during the listed hours. Please remember that appointments are served first. Appointments for all PSC services can be scheduled by calling (510) 981-7500. Appointments for submittal of permit applications with plans (new, re-submittals and revisions) are available Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm.

Plans must be submitted electronically for plan check and permitting.

Counter Hours (by Division)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Land Use

8:30 - 4:00

8:30 - 2:30(check in by 2pm)

8:30 - 4:00

8:30 - 4:00

 Appointment only

Building and Safety

8:30 - 3:30

8:30 - 2:30(check in by 2pm)

8:30 - 3:30

8:30 - 2:30(check in by 2pm)

8:30 - 3:30

Public Works Engineering

8:30am - 10:30am

Environmental Health                  (2180 Milvia, 2nd Floor)

8:00am - 9:00am

Traffic Engineering(1947 Center, 4th Floor)

9:00am - noon (or by appointment)

 

 

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