Planning • Building • Transportation

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What's New?

announcement In response to the COVID-19 health crises, City Hall is closed to the public, but Planning Building and Transportation Services are available, by phone, email, and online.
  • For Building services, please send your request to:  permits@alamedaca.gov or leave a message at 510-747-6800
  • For Planning services, please send your request to:  planning@alamedaca.gov 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
  • If you would like to speak with the Department Director Andrew Thomas, call him at 510-747-6881 or email athomas@alamedaca.gov
announcement Alameda County Enforcement - for complaints and/or compliance violations, please email to: covid19compliance@acgov.org

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.