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Redistricting Packet

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Residents who wished to submit a plan for new Berkeley City Council district boundaries obtained a redistricting packet either at the City Clerk Department office for a small charge, or via a free download from this page. The packet was available from January 7 to March 15.

Paper Packet

Paper Format (complete packet, including maps and CD): $35
Maps Only (Both Reference Map and Proposal Map included): $20
CD-ROM Only (digital version of entire packet): $5

City Clerk Department
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center
2180 Milvia Street, First Floor
Berkeley, California 94704
Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(510) 981-6900

**Please note that City of Berkeley offices are closed on some Fridays as a cost-saving measure.** 


Free Download

Free Download

To download a zip file containing the entire redistricting packet, click here. 

To download the individual documents from the packet, click the hyperlinks below:

Introduction letter (.pdf)

Redistricting Process Summary (.pdf)

Table of Contents (.pdf) 

Exhibit A: City Manager Staff Report to City Council from November 27, 2012 (.pdf)

Exhibit B:  Redistricting Timeline and Schedule of Public Hearings (.pdf) 

Exhibit C: Redistricting Guidelines and Plan Submission Requirements (.pdf) 

Exhibit D: City Charter and State Redistricting Requirements (.pdf) 

Exhibit E: Legal Description of Current District Boundaries (.pdf)

Exhibit F: Redistricting Data (MS Excel file, Worksheets 1 & 2)

  • Worksheet 1: District population data by Census tract and block
  • Worksheet 2: District population data by Census tract and block, district ethnic breakdown by tract and block, and district over 18 population data by tract and block.
  • NOTE: Exhibit F data is adjusted to correct geocoding errors by the Census Bureau.

Exhibit G:  Reference Map of the City (.pdf, 34 inches by 44 inches)

  • The Reference Map indicates the location of the current district boundaries, the original 1986 boundaries, and population data for every City block.
  • The “Reference Map: Online Viewer” is also available on the City’s website at

Exhibit H: Submittal Form (.pdf, required)

Exhibit I:  Tract/Block Worksheet (MS Excel file, required)  

Exhibit J: Proposal Map (.pdf, 22 inches by 34 inches, required) 

Charges for the paper copies of Exhibits A - F, H, and I are 10 cents per page. 


If you have any difficulty with these files or have any questions, please call (510) 981-6900.

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