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Billing & Payment Inquiries - For more information on the following billing, payment and refund of taxes, visit the Customer Service Center or call (510) 981-7200. You can mail billing disputes or requests for refund to: Finance Revenue Collection, 1947 Center Street, Berkeley, California 94704. [more...]

Refuse: Billing Inquiries, Payments and Disputes  - Information regarding billing, payments and dispute resolution related to your refuse services. [more...]

Refuse 2017 - 2018 Rates - These charts reflect the monthly rates for refuse collection and removal effective July 1, 2017 (Res No. 66,600-N.S.). [more...]

ANNUAL REAL PROPERTY TAX STATEMENTS - Property records consist of owner information and history, lot line dimensions, property tax information, building square footage, transfer tax, and seismic retrofit information. You may also want to see additional information on the City's Real Property Transfer Tax – Seismic Retrofit Refund Program. [more...]

REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX – SEISMIC RETROFIT REFUND - A property transfer tax of 1.5 % is imposed on all transfers by deeds, instruments, writings or any other document by which any lands, tenements, or other interests in real property are sold, located in the City of Berkeley, which are, or is granted, assigned, transferred or otherwise conveyed to or vested in a purchaser, or purchasers thereof, or any other person or persons, by his/her or their direction. For details, see Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 7.52. (see note, below, on BMC access) [more...]


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