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Economic & Civic Development
Alameda County Permit Portal: Your one-stop-shop for permits.
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A Message from Planning

Following recommendations from Federal, State and local officials regarding COVID19 (Coronavirus), Planning Department services will be temporarily limited.

  • All upcoming public hearings have been cancelled until further notice.
  • The Permit Center will be temporarily closed to the public during this time. - Alameda County Permit Center Temporary Closure Announcement (PDF)
  • The Planning Department will continue to receive calls for general inquiries and limited services. Please call our office at (510) 670-5400 for more details.

For updates regarding the COVID19 situation, please visit the Alameda County Public Health website for more information.

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The Economic & Civic Development Department (ECD), formerly the Alameda County Redevelopment Agency, is responsible for promoting and implementing economic development and community investment in the unincorporated communities of Alameda County. Activities include business attraction, retention and expansion; small business education and technical assistance; customer attraction; and site selection. ECD also coordinates implementation of capital public investments formerly planned by the RDA.


None at this time.


None at this time.

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