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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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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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                                                Public Works Key Documents


Berkeley Strategic Transportation Plan (2015)

Bicycle Plan (2017)

Climate Action Plan and Update (2020)

Consent Decree and Final Order between U.S.

Downtown Streets and Open Space Improvement Plan 2013

Environmental Protection Agency and City (2014)

Five Year Paving Plan (updated annually)

Green Infrastructure Plan (2019)

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (2019)

Municipal Fleet Electrification Assessment (2020)

Pedestrian Plan (2020)

 Resiliency Strategy (2016)  

 Sanitary Sewer Rate Study (2015)

Sewer System Management Plan (revised 2019)

Transfer Station Feasibility Study (2019)

Trash Long Term Reduction Plan (2014)

Vision Zero Action Plan (2020)

Vision 2050 (2020)

Watershed Management Plan (2012)


 Asset Management Policy

Berkeley Vision Zero Policy

Complete Streets Resolution and Policy (2012)

Comprehensive Planning Policy  

Street Maintenance and Rehabilitation Policy (2012)  

Wildfire Smoke and Hazardous Air Quality Program (2020)


Broadband Study (2018)

Complete Streets Resolution and Policy (2012)

FY 2020 and 2021 Capital Improvement Program

FY 2018 and 2019 Capital Improvement Program

FY 2016 and 2017 Capital Improvement Program

 Guidelines for Prospective Neighborhoods on Undergrounding Utilities Assessment Districts

March to 2050: Vision to Reality, A CIP in Brief (2021)

Storm Drainage Fee Report (2018)

Streetlight Engineer's Report (2018)

Undergrounding Conceptual Study (2018)

Undergrounding Phase 3 Study (2020)

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