Air quality: See for information on protecting your health during smoke events.

COVID-19 Updates: See for news, information, and status of City services.

Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

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

City Council Live Stream: Please visit

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit

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 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 The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Most commission meetings have been suspended by recommendation of Berkeley’s Public Health Officer and Director of Emergency Services. Some commissions are meeting virtually for time-sensitive, legally-mandated business. Information regarding upcoming meetings will be posted on individual commission pages and on the community calendar

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Most City facilities are closed to the public. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

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Aging, Commission on

Alternate Commissioners

Animal Care Commission

Arts Commission, Civic
BART Community Advisory Group  


Cannabis Commission

Civic Arts Commission

Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission

Community Environmental Advisory Commission

Community Health Commission





Disability, Commission on

Design Review Committee

Disaster and Fire Safety Commission  





Elmwood Business Improvement District Advisory Board

Energy Commission

Environmental Advisory Commission, Community




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Fair Campaign Practices Commission





H - K

Health Commission, Community

Homeless Services Panel of Experts

Homeless Commission

Housing Advisory Commission

Human Welfare & Community Action Commission

 Joint Subcommittee for the Implementation of State Housing Laws






Labor, Commission on

Landmarks Preservation Commission

Library Trustees, Board of

Loan Administration Board






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Measure O Bond Oversight Committee

Mental Health Commission

Open Government Commission




P - R

Parks and Waterfront Commission 

Peace & Justice Commission

Personnel Board

Planning Commission

Police Review Commission

Public Works Commission





Solano Avenue Business Improvement District Advisory Board

 Status of Women, Commission on the

Sucessor Agency Oversight Board

 Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Panel of Experts




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Transportation Commission

Traffic Circle Policy Taskforce




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Women, Commission on the Status of





Youth Commission





Zero Waste Commission

Zoning Adjustments Board





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