Community Development

Alameda City Hall

2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 190

Alameda, CA 94501 

Main Number 510-747-6800

 

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. 

 

Permit Center Hours

The Permit Center is open Monday through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Application submittals are accepted until 3:00 p.m. (a half-hour before closing). Service between 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. are available by appointment only.

 

Primary Phone Numbers

Building/Permit Technician (510) 747-6800

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

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

Code Enforcement (510) 747-6817

Economic Development (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