Viewcrest Townhouses Project

Case Numbers: PLN18407 and PLN18407-ER01 The proposed project would develop approximately 2.6 acres of a currently undeveloped 20-acre parcel in the eastern hills of Oakland into a cluster of single-family homes, with associated landscaping and new residential street. The remainder of the property, approximately 17.4 acres would be provided, and maintained in perpetuity by developer and/or their successor entity, as conservation open space.

Start date:
Sep 22, 2021


The proposed project would result in the construction and operation of a 10 single-family detached units and 17.4 acres of conservation open space development on what is currently undeveloped land. Existing surrounding roadways and land uses would be retained. Additionally, the project would include an internal roadway connecting the development to the existing street (Campus Drive).

Following certification of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and the approval of the proposed project by the City Council, the following discretionary permits and approvals from the City would be required for the proposed project:

§ General Plan Conformity Determination

§ Tree Removal Permit

§ Creek Protection Permit

§ Building Permit

§ Off Site Infrastructure (PX) Permit

§ Planned Unit Development (PUD) Permit and Preliminary Development Plan (PDP)

§ Final Development Plan

Applicant contact info: Patricia Curtin,




Map of Project: Viewcrest Townhouses Project


Project application deemed complete
September 2021



Richard Walker,