Location and Hours
The Permit Service Center (PSC) is located at 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor - between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Permit Service Center hours of operation are Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 4pm - All financial transactions must be completed by 4pm.
Acceptable methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, checks and cash
COUNTER HOURS - Agency specific Permit Service Center:
Land Use: 8:30am to 4pm; closed Fridays - appointments only; Planners will not be available Tuesdays after 2:30pm (last check-in 2pm)
Building & Safety: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm - Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am to 2:30pm (last check-in 2pm)
Public Works Engineering: 8:30am to 10:30am
Environmental Health: 2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor - 8am to 9am
Traffic Engineering: 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor - 9am to 12pm or by appointment
You are welcome to visit the Permit Service Center on a first-come-first-serve-basis during the listed hours . Please verify special hours of operation by clicking Holidays and Closures below.
Holidays and Closures
Appointments: Appointments for submittal of permit applications with plans (new, re-submittals and revisions) are available Monday through Friday 8:30am to 2pm.
All documents and plans are required to be submitted electronically in PDF Format via USB flash-drive with the maximum attachment size of 100 MB and minimum 300 dpi.
Appointments for all PSC services can be scheduled by calling (510)981-7500.
Over-the-Counter and walk-in application submittals will be accepted as staff is available. PLEASE NOTE: There are no over-the-counter plan checks after 2:30pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays
All other PSC counter applications may be submitted from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Please remember that appointments are served first.