For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, (510) 981-6900

EASY-TO-USE WEB TOOL MAKES BMC MORE ACCESSIBLE TO PUBLIC

Berkeley, California (Tuesday, May 05, 2009) - The Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) is now easier to search, view and print, due to the installation of a new search tool recently added by the City Clerk Department.

The new format allows for the easy viewing and printing of complete chapters, or just one section, depending on your needs. The functionality also allows for the easy printing of non-sequential chapters and sections. Additionally, the "Advanced Search" function provides for more complex search types and features. 

“We are really excited to be able offer this new tool,” said City Clerk Deanna Despain. “The BMC is a huge document, but this web portal is extremely easy to use and makes the City’s laws much more accessible to the public.”

The new BMC search page can be accessed from www.CityofBerkeley.info -- just look for “Municipal Code” under Popular Topics.

For questions or comments about the new BMC website, contact the City Clerk at 981-6900 or email clerk@cityofberkeley.info.

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