Request a Certificate of (Parcel) Merger

City staff prepares the certificate and records it with the Alameda County Recorder’s office.

To get a Certificate of Merger submit:

  • an application to Development Review Services
  • the deeds of the properties to be merged

A Certificate of Merger is required whenever a building or development is to be constructed over a property line. City staff prepares the certificate and records it with the Alameda County Recorder. To get a Certificate of Merger submit an application to the Planning Division along with the deeds of the properties to be merged. The application is reviewed for title conformance, and a legal description of the merged parcel is prepared. The process takes about four weeks.

For more information, please call Planning at 510.583.4200, click here for more information or visit our webpage.

Planning Division