Meetings and Events for the Preliminary Draft Downtown Oakland Specific Plan

Please join us at the meetings and public events through February to share your comments on the Preliminary Draft Plan.

Posted: February 19th, 2019 9:36 AM

Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 7:58 PM

Staff will be hosting presentations and conversations at public hearings, community events and stakeholder meetings through February. Please join us at these public meetings and events to share your comments on the Preliminary Draft Plan with staff:

If you are unable to attend any of the meetings or would like to submit more extensive comments, please submit your comments on the preliminary draft to Alicia Parker at or Bureau of Planning, 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3315, Oakland, CA 94612, (510) 238-3362.

Comments on the Notice of Preparation (NOP) are due February 21, 2019. Comments on the NOP should be focused on the topics that you think should be studied in the EIR’s analysis, such as climate change, air quality, and public services/utilities.

Comments on the Preliminary Draft are due March 1, 2019. Comments on the Preliminary Draft may be focused on any aspect of the Preliminary Draft, including but not limited to the Preliminary Draft’s recommendations for goals, outcomes, measures of success, policies, and the draft general plan, land use character and intensity options.

Once the Draft EIR and Draft Specific Plan are published in August, the public will have another chance to review and provide feedback on both documents.