Permit Berkeley California Service Center: Seller's, Parking & Building Fees

Where To Get Building/Construction Permits

Contact Us: Customers can avail assistance regarding the online and offline building and safety services offered by the Department of Planning & Development under the supervision of City of Berkeley. To know about the other service sectors/department that comes under the Department of Planning & Development through the Contact Us page.
Customer Service Number: Customers can reach out to the division or department by making a direct call at the offered number (510) 981-7400 or (510) 981-2489 or 311 from any landline in City of Berkeley. Customers can also fax their concerned issues at (510) 981-7470.
Building Inspections: To Schedule A Building Inspection, follow the mentioned link or by calling at (510) 981-7440 in between the operational hours of department. If you do not find your building or property address mentioned in list of scheduled inspections, contact at (510) 981-7440 and then press option (zero) in between 8:00 am and 8:30 am on the scheduled day.
Covid19 Questions: Get latest updates of Covid19 for all departments or ask questions through an email at
TDD/TTY: Impaired customers can contact at (510) 981-6903 for any kind of assistance.
Inspector Availability Hours: To know about the availability of inspectors via phone or in person, dial (510) 981-7440 then press option 2. Customers are requested to reach out us in afternoons only between Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm.
Other Inspections: For inspections of Fire Prevention, contact our emergency department at (510) 981-5585 .
For Public Works Inspections: Feel free to contact our Engineering Division at (510) 981-6400 .
Building Permit Validity: To know about the validity or extensions of your building permits, email at or dial (510) 981-7500 .
Office Location: The permit service center is addresses at .1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Service Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (The Land Use / Zoning counter remains closed on Fridays except by appointment while PSC is closed on every 2nd Friday of every month).
Email Support: Send your issues and queries regarding the Department of Planning & Development at
Near Me Locations: Customers can find their Nearby Permit Centers by following the mentioned path.

Parking Permits & Fees Payment

Residential Parking Permits:
City of Berkeley Customer Service Center:
1947 Center Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-7200
Monday thru Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & All Fridays - CLOSED
Pay parking citations: (855) 435-7112
Indigent Payment Plans for Parking Citations: (844) 855-2333
Citation Payments: City of Berkeley, Parking Citation Processing Center, P.O. Box 29, Berkeley, CA 94701

Residential Preferential Parking:
1947 Center Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-7200
Petition forms: / 510-981-6433

How To Get Seller's Permit Or New Business License

To apply for New Business Licenses online, you need to follow the mentioned path or contact the below means in order to get more information regarding your permit applications.
Customer Service Center:
Visit at: 1947 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Business License Review:
Land Use Planning: (510) 981-7410 /
Environmental Health: (510) 981-5310 /
Toxics Management: (510) 981-7460 /
Zero Waste Services: (510) 981-7270 /
Fire Marshall: (510) 981-5585 /

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