Planning • Building • Transportation

Collage of buildings, trees, and walkways

What's New? (last update: 7/6/2021)

announcement The City of Alameda Permit Center will be open on a first come first served basis for INFORMATION ONLY!
For the Building Division please sign up here (or scan QR code) to get in line.
Use your QR scanner app on your phone
For the Planning Division please sign up here to schedule an appointment. 
Otherwise, Planning Building and Transportation Services are still available, by phone, email, and online. 
  • For Building services, please send your request to: 
    or leave a message at 510-747-6800
  • For Planning services, please send your request to: 
    or leave a message at 510-747-6805
  • For inspection services, please call the inspection line between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.
    at 510-747-6830
  • To submit an application click on the following link: Submit Application Online
announcement Alameda County Enforcement - for complaints and/or compliance violations, please email to:

Permit Center 510-747-6800

Planning Division510-747-6805

Building Division510-747-6800

Code Enforcement510-747-6818

Andrew has worked in Alameda on a variety of development, planning and transportation initiatives since 2002, including plans for Alameda Point, Alameda Landing, and the Northern Waterfront; and expansion of public transportation services funded by new development. Andrew has a master’s in City Planning from UC Berkeley and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.