Check the Zoning

Zoning Uses
All land inside the City of Emeryville is zoned for one use or another. For instance, a parcel of land may be zoned for residential use, for industrial use, for a commercial use or for a mix of land uses. The first step in finding a location is to determine which areas of the city are zoned for your type of business. Certain uses in certain locations may require a Use Permit from the Planning Division.

Zoning Requirements
To review zoning requirements, visit the City of Emeryville Planning Division on-line or in person to obtain a zoning map of the city. The zoning map will indicate where you can legally locate your type of business within the City of Emeryville. Once you have chosen a location, meet with a representative in the Planning Division to verify its appropriateness for your business.

City of Emeryville Planning Division