Bathroom & Kitchen Remodels

Building Permits are required for any bathroom or kitchen remodel in either a residential or commercial structure. Please review the permit application requirements below, as they vary by the scope and extent of your project.

Behested Payments

The chart and table below summarize "behested payments" reported by Oakland elected officials. to the Public Ethics Commission.

Bicycle eLockers

There are a total of 420 publicly-accessible bicycle eLockers installed in Oakland!

Bicycle Friendly Community

Oakland is designated as a "Bicycle Friendly Community" by the League of American Bicyclists, accomplishing a goal from the 2007 bike plan.

Bicycle Parking Resources and Requirements

The where, what, and how of public bicycle parking in Oakland. Scroll down to learning about sidewalk rack placement guidelines, acceptable rack types, Oakland's bicycle parking ordinance, permits, and technical support.

Bike Oakland Newsletter

The "(Bike) Oakland" newsletter is published twice a year by Oakland's Bicycle & Pedestrian Program. The newsletter reports progress implementing Oakland's Bicycle Plan.

Bike Share

The City of Oakland's bike share program, now called Bay Wheels, is operated by Lyft. The regional docked system, previously known as Ford GoBike, launched in July 2017. In July 2019, Lyft is renaming these bikes Bay Wheels, adding a new fleet of dockless electric bikes, and expanding its service area to include all of Oakland by Spring 2020. In May 2019, the City launched its adaptive bike share pilot.

Bike Stations

​Oakland is home to Bike Stations serving the Fruitvale and 19th St BART Stations, with two more under development.

Bikeway Project FAQs

Scroll down to find the answer to the list of questions at the top of the page.

Bikeway Types

Oakland's Bikeway Network includes the following types of bikeways