Assessments & Measures


The City of El Cerrito has three tax assessment districts. These voter approved assessment districts are for taxes with specific purposes and are collected by Contra Costa County through property tax bills.

Measure J Storm Drain Assessment

Measure A Swim Center Assessment

Landscape and Lighting Assessment District 1988-1

Local Sales & Use Tax Measures

Measure R Extension - the El Cerrito Preservation of Citywide Services Measure (2014)
In November 2014, El Cerrito voters approved the extension of Measure R at the one percent sales tax rate for twelve years to enable the City to maintain the current level of program and services offered. The new sales tax rate went into effect on April 1, 2015 and will sunset (end) on March 31, 2027. Read more about Measure R

Measure A - the El Cerrito Pothole Repair, Local Street Improvement and Maintenance Measure (2008)
Measure A is a half-percent sales tax increase dedicated to funding a comprehensive street pavement repair and maintenance program in El Cerrito. Read More about Measure A (Streets)