Certain permits require insurance and liability coverage naming the City of Alameda as an additional insured. Application packets for each permit type are included in the page. The Permit Center is the central location for obtaining Building, Fire, Planning, Public Works, and Special Events permits.Do you need special events permit in Alameda?
Depending on the nature of your event, you may need to obtain additional permits or approvals to ensure a well-planned, safe event. The page Special Events Permit outlines the types of special events that require permits. Most special events in Alameda require a $1,500 deposit.How to get zoning clearance in Alameda CA?
Obtain zoning clearance for your location (not required for businesses located outside of Alameda). This ensures that your business is allowed in your proposed location. Please visit the Permit Center to apply for zoning clearance. Zoning clearance applications are accepted in the Permit Center Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.What does the Alameda County Housing Division do?
The Division ensures safe and decent housing by enforcing the County and State housing codes through processing and issuing building permits, investigation of citizens' complaints, and periodic investigations.