Land Use Division
2120 Milvia St., 2nd floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-7410, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-7420
Email: planning@cityofberkeley.info

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Welcome to the Land Use Division at the City of Berkeley, CA. We are part of the Department of Planning & Development.

Land Use Planning  is responsible for preparing long-range policy plans for the future development of Berkeley including the General Plan and area plans.  It also manages regulation of proposed development projects under the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance.  The Division is staff to several Council-appointed commissions and boards, including the Planning Commission which advises the Council on planning policy; the Zoning Adjustments Board which reviews most proposed development projects; and the Landmarks Preservation Commission which identifies and protects the City’s historic and cultural heritage.  It administers Zoning Regulations, reviews development projects, and reviews Land Use Permits.

Permit Service Center Hours - The Permit Service Center hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.  All financial transactions must be completed by 4:00p.m.  Acceptable methods of payment are Visa, MasterCard, Check and Cash. [more...]

The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. - The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. [more...]

 
 
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Land Use Division, 2120 Milvia St., 2nd floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: planning@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-7410
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903