Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Land Use Planning Division administers Zoning regulations, reviews development projects and assists the community in its efforts to plan for the City’s physical, cultural, environmental, and socioeconomic future.
The Permit Service Center issues permits for Building and Safety, Zoning, Engineering, Fire, and Health Department. Permit records for current and completed projects are available for review.
The Building & Safety Division provides building plan review, inspection services, Building Code information, and administers the City’s Un-reinforced Masonry Building program.
The Toxics Management Division regulates hazardous materials and waste, responds to chemical emergencies,manages contaminated sites,and provides other environmental services.
Redevelopment spurs economic development through capital project financing and construction, and creation of affordable housing in the West Berkeley and Savo Island project areas.