Administrative Office Hours & Holidays

El Cerrito City Hall Hours

10890 San Pablo Avenue

El Cerrito CA 94530

Office and Permit Counter Hours:
Monday & Wednesday:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Every other Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.*

Scroll down for a list of closed Fridays.
* Planning, Building and Public Works front counter services by appointment only on open Fridays

El Cerrito Police Department

10900 San Pablo Ave.

El Cerrito, CA 94530

Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Livescan service is currently unavailable
None emergency: 510-237-3233
Telephone outside of PD connects to dispatch

Recycling + Environmental Resource Center

7501 Schmidt Lane

El Cerrito CA 94530

Recycling Center and Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed on Sundays & major holidays

El Cerrito Community Center Office/
Recreation Department

7007 Moeser Lane

El Cerrito CA 94530

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: By appointment only

El Cerrito Fire Department

10900 San Pablo Ave.

El Cerrito, CA 94530

Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays

CITY HALL CLOSED FRIDAYS IN 2024:

January 5, 19
February 2, 16
March 1, 15, 29
April 12, 26
May 10, 24
June 7, 21
July 5, 19
August 2, 16, 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 22
December 6, 20

HOLIDAYS OBSERVED IN 2024:

Monday, January 1 - New Year’s Day (observed)
Monday, January 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 19 - Presidents Day
Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day
Wednesday, June 19 - Juneteenth Independence Day
Thursday, July 4 - Independence Day
Monday, September 2 - Labor Day
Monday, November 11 - Veterans Day
Thursday and Friday November 28 & 29 - Thanksgiving
TBD - December Holiday Closure

contact information:

Building Permits: 510-215-4360
www.el-cerrito.org/building
Encroachment Permits: 510-215-4382
www.el-cerrito.org/encroachmentpermit
Email: encroachmentpermit@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Permit applications, inspections and inquiries: buildingapplications@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Maintenance/Public Works:   510-215-4360
Email: maintenance@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
www.el-cerrito.org/139/maintenance
Building Inspections: 510-215-4360
Request an Inspection at: www.el-cerrito.org/inspectionrequest
Parking Permits:  510-215-4314
www.el-cerrito.org/parkingpermits
Email: parkingpermits@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Business License:  510-215-4314
www.el-cerrito.org/businesslicenses
Email: businesslicense@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Planning /Zoning Permits: 510-215-4330
www.el-cerrito.org/planning
Email: planning@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Code Enforcement/Neighborhood Preservation: 510-215-4363 www.el-cerrito.org/codeenforcement
Email: codeenforcement@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
Rent Registry/Housing: 510-215-4314
www.el-cerrito.org/affordablehousing
Email: housing@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us