Community Development

  1. The Permit Center is Open for In-Person Services

    Jan 18, 2022 Update: Appointments are required. No walk-ins are being accepted at this time. 

    Due to limited staffing levels, the Permit Center is closed at lunchtime, from 12 pm to 1 pm. Upon arrival to City Hall, visitors will be asked to follow health protocols to help keep everyone safe and healthy. View more information on City Hall's reopening plan. We encourage everyone to continue accessing City services online, by email and by phone.

    Permit Center address, hours, agencies

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 planning and permit needs. 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.