Administrative Office Hours & Holidays

2022 Closure and protocol
January 11, 2022
Please read before visiting City offices. Most facilities are closed to the public until January 31, 2022.  Appointments are available. For more information please visit www.el-cerrito.org/covid19

El Cerrito City Hall Hours


10890 San Pablo Avenue


El Cerrito CA 94530
Office and Permit Counter Hours:
Monday - Thursday:  Closed to the public
by appointment only

El Cerrito Police Department


10900 San Pablo Ave.


El Cerrito, CA 94530
Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
Closed to the public
None emergency: 510-237-3233
Telephone outside of PD connects to dispatch

El Cerrito Fire Department


10900 San Pablo Ave.


El Cerrito, CA 94530
Administrative Office Hours by appointment only
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Recycling + Environmental Resource Center


7501 Schmidt Lane


El Cerrito CA 94530
Admin Office Hours by appointment only
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 - Office Hours)

7007 Moeser Ln.


El Cerrito, CA 94530
Open Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Limited to one customer at a time
Other Office Hours by appointment only

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
Applications: buildingapplications@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us
General Inquiry: building@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

HOLIDAYS OBSERVED IN 2022:


Saturday, January 1 - New Year’s Day
Monday, January 17- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 21 - Presidents Day
Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 - Independence Day
Monday, September 5 - Labor Day
Friday, November 11 - Veterans Day
Thursday and Friday November 24 & 25 - Thanksgiving