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City Administrator

The City Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of all City departments to ensure the goals and policy directives of the Mayor and City Council are implemented

City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk serves the Oakland City Council, City Administration, and residents of the City of Oakland. Our primary responsibilities include producing City Council's agenda…

Community Police Review Agency

The Community Police Review Agency (CPRA) aims to improve police services to the community by increasing understanding between community members and police officers.The Citizens’ Police Review Board…

Contracts & Compliance

Contracts & Compliance Division enforces Council's policies that stimulate the fair and equitable involvement of Oakland Businesses and Residents.


Economic & Workforce Development

The Economic & Workforce Development Department works to bring about a vibrant, innovative, globally competitive economy in Oakland. Our mission is to increase investment in Oakland in a way that…

Equal Employment Investigations and Compliance

We provide comprehensive services to ensure compliance with federal and state civil rights employment laws and City policy that prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation based on a…



The Finance Department provides quality government financial services to the City of Oakland. We manage the City’s financial affairs with the highest degree of customer service, honesty, and…


6 Divisions, 25 Fire Stations, and 60,000 annual emergency calls: the City of Oakland is protected at all times by the over 500 fire service professionals of the Oakland Fire Department. The Oakland…


Housing & Community Development

The Department of Housing and Community Development is dedicated to improving Oakland's neighborhoods and to making sure all Oaklanders have safe and affordable housing.

Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management (HRM) Department hires skilled people. We find, train and support our employees. We deliver labor agreements, employee benefits, and more for all City of Oakland jobs.…

Human Services

The Human Services Department builds strong communities by enriching the quality of life for individuals and families in Oakland. We collaborate with a diverse group of local organizations to provide…


Information Technology

The Information Technology Department (ITD) is committed to providing sustainable and agile delivery of strategic and effective solutions to enhance services for the City’s residents, businesses,…


Oakland Animal Services

Oakland Animal Services is responsible for the welfare of animals in Oakland. For more information, you may visit Oakland Animal Services website.

Oakland City Council

Its eight members are elected directly by the people of Oakland. The Council is made up of one representative from each of seven districts and one at-large representative. The Council sets goals and…

Oakland Public Library

Your Oakland Public Library empowers all people to explore, connect, and grow. The Oakland Public Library will be celebrated locally and nationally as an indispensable partner in transforming lives.


Parks, Recreation & Youth Development

With an emphasis on Oakland’s youth, Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development and its partners will provide best in class, relevant and equitable programs and services, while meeting the…

Planning & Building

The Planning and Building Department is in charge of the City's growth and development. We make sure all City projects support the health and welfare of all Oaklanders.


The Oakland Police Department is committed to reducing crime and serving the community through fair, quality policing.

Public Ethics Commission

The Public Ethics Commission is an independent commission made up of Oakland residents and charged with ensuring fairness, openness, honesty and integrity in Oakland City government.

Public Works

The Oakland Public Works Department plans, builds and takes care of the physical and environmental parts of the City of Oakland. Our work makes the City a great place to live, work, invest and visit.…


Race & Equity

We work with City departments to create a city where our diversity is maintained, racial disparities have been eliminated and racial equity has been achieved.



The Department of Transportation will envision, plan, build, operate and maintain a transportation system for the City of Oakland and assure safe, equitable, and sustainable access and mobility for…