Department of Planning & Development
2120 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-7400, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-7470
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (PSC Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Email:


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Welcome to the Department of Planning & Development site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

  This portion of the City of Berkeley website is intended to assist you to find the information you need about planning and development in Berkeley , as well as assist you should you be interested in development in Berkeley – from additions to your home, to constructing a new office building.

Reduced Hours and Closures - In December, the Permit Service Center will be closed or operating on a reduced schedule while upgrading to a new software system as follows: [more...]

Apply and Pay for Zoning Certificates Online! - Starting or relocating a business in Berkeley? Apply and pay for a Zoning Certificate online. Community members can also research land use permits.  [more...]

Scheduling Inspections - PLEASE NOTE: New Building Inspector Hours effective Monday, March 2, 2015.  7:30 - 8:30 A.M. Monday - Friday. [more...]

Dispensary Selection - Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application Information [more...]

Permit Service Center - The Permit Center can be reached at (510) 981-7500, Ext. 0, if your visit at the Permit Center is not what you expected, please email [more...]

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Department of Planning & Development, 2120 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-7400
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903