A shelter-in-place order is in effect for all Alameda County residents. City facilities are closed and non-essential meetings and events are cancelled.  Find more information here.

The Community Development department is responsible for guiding the physical development of the City of Albany. This is achieved by preparing and implementing the General Plan and supporting ordinances; administering the development and building permit approval process, including the application of the Uniform Building Codes; design and construction control of public improvement projects; inspecting all in-progress construction projects; and enforcing adherence to the City's health, safety and environmental codes as they relate to the physical environment. 

The Community Development Department is comprised of 3 separate divisions:


Planning and Zoning