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 with finding 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.
Location and Hours - The Permit Service Center (PSC) is located at 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor - between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. [more...]
Electronic Plan Review - The Building and Safety Division accepts electronic submittal of documents in PDF file format for plan review and permitting purposes. Customers should bring construction documents on a USB flash drive to the Permit Service Center at the time of permit application. [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 - For your convenience, you can now easily Self-Schedule Your Inspections Online. [more...]
Dispensary Selection - Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application Information [more...]
Permit Service Center - The Permit Service Center (PSC) provides direct customer service to those seeking building permits and zoning information. Applications for building and zoning permits are accepted at the PSC and building permits are issued here. The Permit Specialists at the PSC coordinate review of building permit applications with other City agencies as needed. [more...]