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Choose a Good Location for Your Business

Before you sign a lease on your new location, be sure you understand the business, zoning, planning, and building permitting needs of your business and the space you have selected.

City Council Salaries

The Oakland City Charter requires the Public Ethics Commission to adjust the salary for City Councilmember each year according to the increase in the Consumer Price Index for the preceding year. The Commission may authorize an additional increase beyond the required adjustment, up to a total maximum increase of 5 percent.

City Council Salary

​The Oakland City Charter requires the Public Ethics Commission to adjust the salary for City Councilmember each year according to the increase in the Consumer Price Index for the preceding year.

City of Oakland Enterprise System Catologue

The State has required all California cities to publish a catalog of technology systems. This list includes technologies that the State considers to be "enterprise" and "systems of record."

City of Oakland Service Modifications, Suspensions & Closures In Response to Alameda County Public Health Order to Shelter in Place

Interim City Administrator Steven Falk announced on March 17, 2020, that there would be temporary changes to City government functions, effective today, in accordance with the Alameda County Health Officer’s order for all Alameda County residents to shelter in place to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and preserve critical health care capacity across the region.

City Official Event Tickets Use

The City of Oakland receives tickets to every Raiders, Oakland A’s, and Warriors game as well as all other Oracle Arena and Coliseum events resulting in thousands of tickets distributed to the City each year. Most tickets go directly to Council members, who must disclose how the tickets are used.

City-Owned Property for Sale or Lease

Now is a great time to invest in Oakland. The City of Oakland currently owns over 24 properties which -- through partnerships with the development community -- we will develop over the next six years.