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: May 27, 2016

The May 31, 2016 Park Buildings Committee Agenda has been posted here.


The June 2, 2016 Ad Hoc Committee Agenda has been posted here.

Posted: May 20, 2016

The May 25th, 2016 KPPCSD Parks and Recreation Committee Special Meeting agenda has been posted and is available here.

Posted: May 18, 2016

Kensington Police Department seeking community assistance in locating suspects in connection with interrupted residential burglary.  Click here for details.

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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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