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: September 23, 2016

The agenda for the September 26 Park Buildings Committee has been posted here.

Posted: September 22, 2016

A community notice about “serpentine” rock in Kensington Park has been posted here.


The KPPCSD budget for 2016/2017 is available here.


The Board of Directors of the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services District met at a Special meeting and voted to release a privileged Attorney-Client letter it recently received from the Public Law Group. The letter discusses potential KPPCSD Board Policy changes. 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
  • 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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