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The City of Berkeley is pleased to offer online permit applications, research and inspection scheduling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Getting Started:
The Public may view details of zoning and building permits and schedule an inspection without registering for an account. To do a basic search, click on "Property Information" or any "Search" link below. 

If you would like to apply for a zoning certificate, register for an account first and login.

For more information about permits, visit the Permit Service Center websiteIf additional information is needed, please contact Building and Safety at 510-981-7440 or email:  or call Permit Service Center at 510-981-7500 or email:

The City of Berkeley is now reviewing construction documents electronically. Plans and supporting documents may be submitted in flattened PDF format via USB flash drive at the Permit Service Center for electronic plan check. Resubmittals may be submitted using this online portal.

What would you like to do today?

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