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.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY ALERT - IMPORTANT DECEMBER HOLIDAY INFORMATION [more...]
Business License Alert!!!! - Generally, all business licenses expire on December 31st. Business license renewals are mailed to business owners the first week of December and most busineses have until February 28th to renew their business license. However, contractors must renew their license prior to applying for a building permit. Building permits will not be issued to contractors who do not possess a valid business license. [more...]
Fire Plans Via Mail or Drop Off - Effective January 2, 2013, the Permit Service Center will accept Fire Applications by mail or drop off. [more...]
Effective January 1, 2013, Revisions require an hourly fee at submission. - [more...]
The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. - The Zoning Information Counter closes early on Tuesdays at 2:30pm. [more...]
Building Permit Triggers and Ordinances -
Triggers and Ordinances Required Before Permit Issuance
PSL - Sewer lines on private property must be inspected and replaced or repaired when the value of construction work exceeds $100,000 or costs more than $58,900. [more...]
The Director of Planning - Eric Angstadt, can be contacted by phone at (510) 981-7400, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. [more...]
24 Hour Inspection Self-Scheduling - [more...]