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Frequently Requested Planning and Development Forms



It is the permit holder's responsibility to comply with the currently adopted 2013 Codes. The Building and Safety Division is in the process of updating forms and handouts to reflect the changes brought forth in the 2013 Codes, effective January 1, 2014. References in any City documents to chapters and sections of the formerly adopted 2010 Codes shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions within the 2013 Codes.


Checklists and Submittal Requirements

Construction Related Activities

Energy and Sustainability

Fees and Financial Forms

 Fire Prevention and Life Safety

Requests for Service  

Public Works Engineering

Seismic Safety and Transfer Tax  

Stormwater Requirements



Land Use Planning

For more regarding land use, please visit the Land Use Planning webpage.

Land Use Planning Guidelines


If you cannot view or print these documents, please contact the Planning Department via email (, telephone (510) 981-7400, or TDD (510) 981-6903.

More Frequently Requested Forms (including administrative citation appeal, business licenses, taxes, parking permits, procurement, animal licenses).

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