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: November 18, 2014

The agenda for the November 20, 2014 Finance Committee is available here.

Posted: October 30, 2014

The November 13, 2014 KPPCSD Board Meeting Agenda has been posted and is available for download here.  Please note that the link is for the updated agenda that was revised on October 30, 2014.

Posted: October 16, 2014

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

Posted: October 11, 2014
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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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