Located 55 miles east of San Francisco, the City of Brentwood is a charming and desirable community for residents and businesses alike. Incorporated in 1948, Brentwood is located in the far Eastern Contra Costa County region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The community has a long and storied history in agriculture and farming production. That tradition continues today even with the residential growth the City has experienced over the last several years. In the late spring and summer months, area farms are brimming with agri-tourists seeking out the latest stone fruits, corn and cherries.
The City’s incorporated boundary currently totals 14.8 square miles (9,502 acres), with a sphere of influence totaling 17.4 square miles (11,129 acres).
The City provides a full range of services including Police, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Economic Development, Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Engineering and Inspection, Housing, and General Administrative Services. The City of Brentwood receives fire protection services from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. The City operates public water and wastewater utilities, as well as providing refuse collection and disposal, and a recycling program.