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 cityofberkeley.info/covid19. 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 https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

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.

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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COVID-19: City office closures

Most City buildings are closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some services may be available by appointment.

All essential City services continue are many services are available remotely by phone, email, and video.

For questions about specific services, contact the department directly.

Closures

City buildings are generally closed to the public, with a small number of narrow exceptions to provide essential services.

Specific closures include, but are not limited to:

Administrative offices

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Building, 2180 Milvia St.
  • Administrative office building, 1947 Center St.
  • Corporation Yard, 1326 Allston

Community services

  • Fire stations: All fire stations are closed to the public.
  • Senior centers: Both the North Berkeley and South Berkeley Senior Centers are closed to the public.
  • Parking garages: The Oxford Garage at 2165 Kittredge Street is closed. 

Customer service centers & counters

  • Customer Service Center, 1947 Center St.
  • Engineering customer service, 1947 Center St.
  • Fire customer service counter, 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Permit Service Center, 1947 Center St.
  • Police customer service counter, 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Recreation customer service offices, 2701 Telegraph Avenue and 1720 8th St.
  • Transportation customer service, 1947 Center St.

Last updated April 6, 2021


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