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.
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 Building and Safety Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Johnson as the new Permit Center Coordinator. Pam has worked in various roles for the City of Berkeley since 1986, including Permit Specialist, Land Use Planner and Code Enforcement Officer II.The Permit Center can be reached at (510) 981-7500, Ext. 0, if your visit at the Permit Center is not what you expected, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. [more...]