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: December 3, 2016

The December 8, 2016 KPPCSD Agenda Part II has been posted here.


The KPPCSD Agenda Part I has been posted here.

Posted: December 2, 2016

At its November 29, 2016 meeting, the Kensington Police Officers Association voted to submit a letter to the KPPCSD Board encouraging it to appoint former Interim General Manager/Chief of Police, Kevin Hart. (Read the letter…)

Posted: December 1, 2016

The next meeting of the KPPCSD Board of Directors will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016. There will be a closed session starting at 6 pm followed by the regular open session starting at 7:30 pm. At 5:45 pm, new Board Directors Sylvia Hacaj and Eileen Nottoli, will be sworn in at 5:45 pm before going into closed session. More

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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
  • 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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