Pinole's Planning


The Community Development and Public Works counter will be closed to all in person services through January 28, 2022. All services will be provided via phone or by email. The Virtual Plan Counter is open Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm by phone (510) 724-8912 or by email [email protected]. If staff is unable to take your call, it is important to leave a message indicating assistance is needed with documentation, information is needed for an application, or there are additional questions.  Please remember to provide the address specific to the inquiry. Please review additional information on the City’s website to learn how to apply for permits, schedule inspections and contact staff. We appreciate your patience as we strive to continue providing all services in a safe manner for our community.

The City of Pinole Development Services Department remains open to provide all services by phone, by email, or by appointment only

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The Virtual Plan Counter will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm by phone (510) 724-8912 or by email [email protected]. If staff is unable to take your call, it is important that you leave a message indicating that you would like an appointment to submit an application, you need information, or you have questions.  A staff member will respond to your message within 2 business days.   

PLEASE NOTE:  All Planning Application submittals shall be sent to the [email protected]. Payments for Planning applications may be made by submitting a Credit Card Authorization form with the application (refer to the Planning fee schedule for applicable fees), or contact staff with questions about options.

Planning Application

Credit Card Authorization


View the regular Planning Commission meeting schedule here.
View an agenda and packet for a Planning Commission Meeting here.
View a live meeting here.
To participate in a videoconference meeting, see information in the meeting agenda and packet here.

General Plan (Land Use Map)
Specific Plan (Specific Plan Zoning Map)
Zoning Code (Zoning Map)
Design Guidelines
Application Forms, Fees and Other Resources

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2131 Pear Street

Phone: (510) 724-8912
Fax: 510-724-4921
[email protected]

Office Hours:


M-Th: 8:00am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00p.m.

Friday: Closed

To meet with a Planner, 
you must pre-schedule an appointment.


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