News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2022

Changes to DCD's Building and Planning Fees

Effective August 10, 2022 there will be the following changes to our Building and Planning fees. 

Building Fees

Our minimum building construction valuations will be adjusted upwards by 7%. These valuations are used to set our permit fees for variou...


Conservation and Development
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Microbusiness and Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief $2,500 Grant

$2,500 grants available for microbusiness and nonprofit COVID-19 relief. Apply from May 17, 2022 through August 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

This program will provide $2,500 grants to qualifying microbusinesses and nonprofits in the counties of Alameda, ...


Additional Info... Conservation and Development

News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2022

All-Electric New Construction Ordinance for Residential, Hotel, Office or Retail Buildings Adopted

On January 18, 2022, the County Board of Supervisors adopted an All-Electric Ordinance (Ordinance 2022-02) requiring all new construction of residential, hotel, office, or retail buildings to be all-electric. 

Starting April 1, 2022, applications ...


Additional Info about the All-Electric Ordinance Permit Portal