Community Development

Alameda City Hall

2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 190

Alameda, CA 94501 

Main Number 510-747-6850

 

About Us

The Community Development Department provides development review, community planning, neighborhood preservation, and economic development services. Customer service for the Community Development Department is provided in the Permit Center. The Permit Center provides all development related services in one location including building permits, building inspections, zoning clearance for new businesses, plan checking, and permit history records, and planning permits.

 

Our Location

The Community Development Department and Permit Center are located on the first floor of City Hall, at 2263 Santa Clara Avenue,  Room 190 Alameda, CA 94501.  The Permit Center hours are Monday through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30p.m. Application submittals are accepted until 3:00 p.m. (a half-hour before closing). For more information, please call 510-747-6800.

 

Primary Phone Numbers

Planning & Building Main Line (510) 747-6850

Building/Permit Technician (510) 747-6800

Building Inspection Appointments (510) 747-6830 (7:30-8:30 a.m. ONLY)

Planning/Zoning/Design Review (510) 747-6805

Code Enforcement (510) 747-6817

Economic Development Main Line (510) 747-6890

 

Fax Numbers

Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement Fax (510) 865-4053

Economic Development Fax (510) 749-5808

 

Other Numbers

  • Report Code Violations
    Code Enforcement
    (510) 747-6800
  • Report Abandoned Vehicles
    Alameda Police Department
    (510) 337-8587
  • Debbie Potter
    Community Development Director
    (510) 747-6850