Community Development

City of San Leandro Building SealThe Community Development Department ensures growth is safe and orderly and supports high-quality development that reflects community values and a sustainable vision by providing technical expertise and assistance to make San Leandro a vibrant and livable community.

The department houses the City's Permit Center, where Building and Planning staff are available to answer questions and assist with permits and entitlements. The Community Development Department has multi-lingual staff and translation services available. Para asistencia en Español 510-577-3423/ Chinese 510-577-3479. The department also houses Code Enforcement, Economic Development, and Housing Services.

Planning Commission & Board of Zoning Adjustments

San Leandro's Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments meetings are broadcast live as they happen on local public access television (Comcast channel 15 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99) and via the City's website through Meeting Central. Meetings are also replayed on television throughout the month. Regular meetings are held in City Hall on the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm.

The Permit Center is Open for In-Person Services

Walk-ins are welcome but customers with appointments will be given preference. The cut off for walk-ins is 3:30pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 2:30pm on Wednesday. The Permit Center is closed on Fridays. Permit Center is closed at lunchtime from 12 pm to 1 pm.


Schedule an in-person counter appointment online