Department of Planning & Development
Department of Planning & Development

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Office of Energy and Sustainable Development - The Office of Energy and Sustainable Development leads the City’s sustainability efforts through the Climate Action Plan by helping Berkeley residents, businesses, and city government create a healthy urban environment. [more...]

Private Sewer Lateral Program - Please go to the Public Works web site to read more about the Private Sewer Lateral Program.  Under federal law, the City of Berkeley must reduce the amount of water flowing into its sewer system.  Half of the water that enters the City's sewer during wet weather comes from private property sewer lines, downspouts and yard area drains.  To protect the water quality of our creeks, watersheds and the San Francisco Bay, the City recently passed Ordinance No. 6914-N.S. about private property sewer lines. [more...]

Seismic Safety Information and Programs - Seismic Safety Information and ProgramsFoundation bolting retrofit
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Construction & Demolition Debris Diversion Requirements (BMC 19.24) - Building Permit applicants for the projects listed below are required to divert Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste and debris from landfill disposal in accordance with Construction & Demolition Debris Diversion Requirements (BMC 19.24) and the Berkeley Green Code (BMC 19.37). [more...]

Tree Protection Program - Click here to read more about the Tree Protection Program: Ordinance NO. 6,905-N.S. [more...]

Business Licenses Review  - The Planning Department review new business licenses, and existing licenses at new locations, to ensure that businesses comply with the Zoning Ordinance, Building Code, and other applicable regulations. There are three main steps in this review: [more...]

Welcome to the Successor Agency to the former Berkeley Redevelopment Agency  - As of February 1, 2012, all redevelopment agencies were dissolved due to the December 29, 2011 California Supreme Court action in the California Redevelopment Association v. Matosantos case. [more...]

Creeks Ordinance Administration (2004) - Background [more...]

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(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
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