City's New Operating Schedule  as of Jan. 12, 2022

The City continues to comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and local health agencies to provide a safe workplace for our employees and customers.

The following information will be updated as additional changes are announced:

City Administration, 3300 Capitol Ave., Building A and Building B

  • City Manager’s Office, (510) 284-4000 or email
    • The front lobby and counter window at City Hall will be open to the public between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. City staff may also be contacted via telephone and email.
  • City Clerk’s Office, (510) 284-4060 or email 
    • City Council meetings and many City Board and Commission meetings will continue to be held virtually (either telephone conferencing or Zoom meetings) according to regular schedules or reduced frequency. Commission Agendas will be posted with updated instructions for public participation. To subscribe to the City’s Board and Commissions Agendas and Minutes visit our webpage and view the options under Agenda Center.
  • Economic Development, (510) 284-4020 or email 
    • Business hotline - Please call 510-284-4020 for business resources and questions regarding COVID-19, or email 
  • Environmental Services, please call (510) 494-4570 or email

  • Finance, please call (510) 494-4610 or email
    • Purchasing Division, (510) 494-4620 or email.

    • Accounts Payable Division, (510) 494-4627 / (510) 494-4628 or email

    • Purchasing and Accounts Payable counter will continue to be open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm,  Monday – Friday

    • Revenue Division, (510) 494-4790 or email

    • The Revenue service counter hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm (closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm).

  • Fremont Fire Department, Fire Administration, (510) 494-4200 or email 
    • All Fire stations are open for walk in emergencies and the Safe Surrender program.
    • The Fire Marshal will continue to work with Economic Development as needed on business support deemed essential during this time.
    • There will be no public education events in or out of the fire stations; no ride-alongs, and no station visits.
    • Fire Prevention will conduct required annual inspections that can be performed remotely or in accordance with the Alameda County Public Health Officer’s Order and City of Fremont Inspection Protocols.
  • Recreation Services Division, (510) 494-4300 or email 
    • The City of Fremont Recreation Services Division will be appointment only for in-person service at the City Hall Registration Office and all Community Centers. This will take effect from January 11 - January 30. Rentals and programs will continue as scheduled, unless notified differently. To make an appointment please call the numbers below: 

      Community Centers
      Warm Springs: (510) 494-4318
      Los Cerritos: (510) 494-4351
      Centerville: (510) 494-4324
      Central Park Visitors Center: (510) 790-5541
      Irvington Community Center: (510) 494-4334

      Registration Office 
      (510) 494-4300
      For any questions, please call (510) 494-4300 or email

Development Services Center, 39550 Liberty Street

  • Building Inspection: (510) 494-4400 or email
  • Code Enforcement: (510) 494-4430 or email
  • Development Services Center: (510) 494-4443 or email
  • Engineering: (510) 494-4700 or email
  • Environmental Services: (510) 494-4570 or email
  • Housing: (510) 494-4500 or email
  • Planning: (510) 494-4440 or email
  • Plans and Permits: (510) 494-4460 or email
  • Revenue: (510) 494-4790 or email
  • Sustainability: email
  • Transportation Engineering: (510) 494-4745 or email

The City of Fremont continues to enhance access to online services to make it easier and more convenient for the public. As the use of online services increases, the City anticipates that the need for in-person services may begin to decrease. As a result, the City is implementing a pilot plan for reopening the Development Services Center. The plan is outlined below and subject to change. Any updates will be available on our Development Services Center webpage.  

The City’s Development Services Center, located at 39550 Liberty Street, plans to reopen on Wednesday, July 7 with a new operating schedule: 

  • On Mondays and Wednesdays, the Center will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.). 
  • On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, the Center will be closed while staff focuses on processing online submittals for permits. City staff from the different divisions within the Center will be available by phone or email to provide assistance. View a list of contact information.

Those needing building, planning or engineering permits also have the option of utilizing online permit services.

Fremont Police Department – 2000 Stevenson Blvd., (510) 790-6800 

  • Police Department Lobby/Records Unit:  (510) 790-6800 - The Police Department lobby doors will be closed until February 1, 2022, however we are still available to help you. When you arrive at the Police Department please call (510) 790-6860. No appointments are needed. We are open for service Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. We are closed on City Observed holidays. Records related requests from the public can still be handled utilizing phone calls and setting of appointments.
  • Animal Services: The Tri-City Animal Shelter lobby, located at 1950 Stevenson Blvd. remains open. Shelter hours will be 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday. The Shelter will continue to schedule appointments for the following services online or by phone; appointments may be available outside the regularly scheduled shelter hours:
    • Owner Surrendered pets
    • Adoptions
    • Lost & Found
    • Adoption Partner pick-ups
    • Foster pick-up and drop-off

      The shelter has implemented a new appointment system for dog and cat adoptions. Please visit the shelter’s website for information about the process and the adoption application. Kennels will remain closed to the public.

      The City encourages you to try to locate the owner of found pets prior to turning them in to the shelter. If you have found a stray pet but wish to keep the animal at your home, Fremont Municipal Code requires the finder to notify the animal shelter within eight hours. View tips to reunite lost pets with their owner.

      If you have lost your pet, please look online for the animals in our care and tips to help you find your lost pet. If your pet appears to be in our care, please contact us to schedule an appointment for redemption.

      Did you know that pet licensing can be completed online? License online or  more information.

      Contact Information:
      Tri City Animal Shelter website 
      Animal Shelter: 510-790-6640
      Pet Licensing: 510-790-6644
  • Detention Facility (Jail): (510) 790-6871 – Jail operations will continue with normal operations: 
    • Visiting hours: Mon - Fri 7 PM - 10 PM and Sat - Sun 1 PM - 5 PM
    • Registrant/Court Ordered Booking: Daily 2 PM - 10 PM
    • Finger-printing/Live Scan Services: Sat - Sun 10 AM - 1 PM
  • Property & Evidence: (510) 790-6921 – An appointment is required for property pick-up. Please call to set up a day/time.
  • Recruitment: (510) 404-8934 or visit the Police Recruitment website. In-person recruiting has been suspended. Hiring efforts will continue utilizing technology to conduct interviews and other candidate assessment needs.
  • All building tours, volunteer programs, community events and meetings have been suspended.

Human Services, 3300 Capitol Avenue, Building B

Human Services Main Line: 510-574-2050 or email

Front Lobby Services are closed. 

Ride-On Tri-City! Program (Transportation Services for the Elderly and Disabled), (510) 574-2053 or email

  • Transportation voucher purchases, transportation application submittals, etc. are being accepted by mail only.
  • Tri-City seniors and individuals with disabilities can call the Ride-On Helpline (510-574-2053) for assistance in getting connected with transportation services.
  • Ride-On Tri-City’s Travel Training and Group Transportation outings are currently suspended.
  • In-person processing of Senior Clipper card applications is suspended. To get a Senior Clipper card through the mail, use the application found here.   

Senior Infoline, (510) 574-2041 (For questions about Senior Services, resources, and supply needs for vulnerable persons) 

Age Well Centers at Lake Elizabeth (formerly Fremont Senior Center) and South Fremont are closed. For updates on what services and programs are being offered during the closure, visit our webpage or call (510) 790-6610 for a recorded message. 

CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Unit : Visit our website or call (510) 574-2222 to confirm location and hours for the Clean Start Mobile Hygiene Van (shower and laundry facilities available). 

Homeless Services and Hygiene opportunities, please call (510) 574-2222.

Rent Review: For all rent increase questions and services, please call (510) 733-4945 or email.

Donations: All donation drop offs will be accepted by appointment only. Email to schedule an appointment. 

Fremont Family Resource Center, please call (510) 574-2000 

  • The Fremont Family Resource Center (FRC) building located at 39155 Liberty Street which houses 20+ State, County, City and Non-Profit Organizations will remain open. Each agency will be determining its own schedule and staffing level. See FRC Agency Status chart for details and call the agency before visiting the FRC.
  • The FRC Administration office (Suite A110) will be providing services remotely with in-person appointments made as needed.

Youth and Family Services (YFS), please call (510) 574-2100 for general information

Effective January 10, 2022, Youth and Family Services will be limiting mental health services to telehealth. Substance use services will continue to be provided in person or telehealth as requested.  The YFS clinic at the Family Resource Center will remain open during business hours Mondays to Fridays.

  • YFS Clinic client appointments: All mental health counseling services will be conducted by telehealth.  
  • School-based services: will continue to be conducted in person on school sites until further notice. 
  • Crisis appointments: Our crisis counselors will be on duty Monday through Friday responding to crisis as needed, including the following: 
    • Family relationship crisis as referred by Fremont or Newark Police Department. All City- mandated COVID-19 Safety protocols will be followed. 
    • Client crisis:  For current clients who are experiencing crisis, we will conduct a telehealth session or a face to face session, following the COVID Safety Protocol. 
    • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Intervention and Counseling will be provided in person or by telehealth as requested.  Please call (510) 790-6940 for more information. 

Maintenance Center, 42551 Osgood Road

At this time, the Maintenance Center will remain closed to the public: 

  • Maintenance Center, 42551 Osgood Road, (510) 979-5700 or email
  • Office hours will remain the same: Monday through Friday; 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Closed Friday Noon - 1:00 pm)