Administrative Office Hours & Holidays

2021 Reopening hours and protocol
August 3, 2021
Please read before visiting City offices. Some facilities have limited public hours or services.  Appointments are available.

  • By order of the Contra Costa Health Officer, effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021: Masks are required indoors for everyone regardless of vaccination status.

El Cerrito City Hall Hours


10890 San Pablo Avenue


El Cerrito CA 94530
Office and Permit Counter Hours:
Monday - Thursday:  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All other business hours by appointment only

El Cerrito Police Department


10900 San Pablo Ave.


El Cerrito, CA 94530
Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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
Facility Hours
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Admin Office Hours
Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m.  to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed on Sunday, Monday & major holidays

El Cerrito Community Center Office


(Recreation Department - Office Hours)

7007 Moeser Ln.


El Cerrito, CA 94530
Open Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Other Office Hours by appointment only

El Cerrito Midtown Activity Center

10940 San Pablo Ave

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El Cerrito, CA 94530
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 2021:


Friday, January 1 - New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 15 - Presidents Day
Monday, May 31- Memorial Day
Monday, July 5 - Independence Day Observed
Monday, September 6 - Labor Day
Thursday, November 11 - Veterans Day Observed
Thursday and Friday November 25 & 26 - Thanksgiving
Friday, December 24 - Christmas