Kensington is an unincorporated community of about 2200 homes, located in the East Bay Hills between Berkeley and El Cerrito. Kensington maintains its own police department, as well as park and recreation programs for all ages, via the Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District. The Kensington Fire Protection District provides fire protection and emergency medical services via a contract with El Cerrito.

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Posted: October 30, 2014

The November 13, 2014 KPPCSD Board Meeting Agenda has been posted and is available for download here.  Please note that … More

Posted: October 16, 2014

Kensington Police arrested two suspects and recovered a stolen vehicle, handgun, stolen property, and burglary tools. View the press release … More

Posted: October 11, 2014

2014-10-09 KPPCSD Board Meeting from KPPCSD on Vimeo.

Posted: October 10, 2014

2014-09-11 KPPCSD Regular Board Meeting from KPPCSD on Vimeo.

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Important Contact Information


  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-Emergency Dispatch: (510) 236-0474
  • Office:  (510) 526-4141


  • Office Hours: 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday
  • General Manager, Gregory Harman:  (510) 526-4141
  • Park and Facility Rental: (510) 526-4141
  • Waste Pickup: (510) 237-4614
  • C.C. County Animal Shelter:  (925) 335-8300
  • C.C. County Sheriff — Animal Control: (925) 646-2441


Board Corner

Regular Board meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday of each month.  Agenda packets are available here.

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