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.

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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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Department of Public Works
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6300, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6320
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm, Email: publicworks@cityofberkeley.info


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Welcome to the Department of Public Works site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

Public Works provides integral services to our community every day. Our Department's mission is to provide quality services to the Berkeley community with pride, courtesy, and excellence.  Developing and offering efficient, cost effective services in partnership with our citizens will help us achieve our vision to make Berkeley a leading city in the country by being an outstanding provider of Public Works Services.

Adopt-a-Spot - Storm Drains - Why Clean Storm Drains? [more...]

Measure T1 - $100 Million to Improve Existing City Infrastructure & Facilities - Measure T1 Phase 1 Program and Project Updates 
Measure T1 Phase 2 Program and Project Updates 
Measure T1 Community Meetings and Events 
Measure T1 Update
Vision 2050: Planning for a Sustainable & Resilient Future [more...]

Sewer Service Fees - Sewer Service Fees (SSF) effective July 1, 2019. SSFs are established to cover the cost of the operation, maintenance, and capital improvements to the sanitary sewer system. The rate for each user category is based on water usage and discharge factor, with a billing cap for residential customers. A description of the various user categories can be found in the Berkeley Municipal Code Section 17.04.010. SSFs are billed on the EBMUD water bill. [more...]

Frequently Asked Questions  - How do I get the bulb in a burned-out street light replaced? [more...]

Bids and Contracts - Please follow these links for information concerning Public Works Construction Projects currently bidding, that have already bid, are under construction, or that have been recently completed. [more...]

Scheduled Construction ActivitiesforWeek of January 17, 2022 - Detailed information pertaining to construction projects and related activities within the city. [more...]

Transportation Division - The Transportation Division of the Public Works Department oversees citywide transportation planning, traffic engineering, parking, bicycle and pedestrian planning, and alternative transportation programs.  In partnership with neighborhood organizations, community groups, and local business associations, our office develops short and long range policy recommendations and directs program implementation to support a safe, efficient transportation environment in Berkeley. [more...]

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