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.

Latest News

Posted: July 1, 2015

The July 1, 2015 Application for the Ad Hoc Committee on Possible Alternatives to Current GM/COP Position and Other Issues Related to District Structure is available here.

Posted: June 30, 2015

General Manager Kevin Hart’s June 30, 2015 Measure G Revenue and Expense Report has been added here.

Posted: June 26, 2015

The June 29, 2015 Agenda Packet has been added here.

Posted: June 19, 2015

The June 23, 2015 Finance Committee Agenda Packet has been posted here.

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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, Kevin Hart:  (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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