This manual is intended to serve as a guide for Residential Building Inspections conducted with a permit within the City of Oakland
Single-family residences are required by the Oakland Municipal Code (8.28.100, 8.28.120) to subscribe to weekly trash collection service that is sufficient to prevent accumulation, or to obtain a Self-Haul Permit issued by the City (8.28.115). Single-family residences are required by the Oakland Municipal Code (8.28.100, 8.28.120) to subscribe to weekly trash collection service that is sufficient to prevent accumulation, or to obtain a Self-Haul Permit issued by the City (8.28.115).
Used Motor Oil collection and drop-off by Oakland Recycles!
Resources to help artists and nonprofit arts organizations impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
As businesses begin to plan for re-opening, the following may be helpful resources.
Guidelines on what to do if your business was robbed or vandalized.
Even in the best of times, we know not all businesses survive. The pandemic has exasperated the challenges businesses face. Here are some resources for business owners who are considering closure or have already made the challenging decision to permanently close.
Resources for Oakland workers to Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Periodically, the City’s Economic & Workforce Development Department will send important updates to businesses, nonprofits, independent contractors and our partner organizations who support them.
As Oakland restaurants are allowed by County Order to re-open in stages, here are some resources to adapt to this new business environment.
The American Rescue Plan includes $28.6 billion in grants for independent food service or drinking establishments, including caterers, brewpubs, taprooms, and tasting rooms, that have 20 or fewer locations (as of March 13, 2020) and are not publicly traded. The SBA will administer the grant program.
Construction noise is allowed only during times indicated below. If you suspect a violation is taking place, you may file a complaint using our online reporting system or by calling the complaint line shown below.
RFQ for Race and Equity Analysis for the Cultural Affairs Division
Parties collecting, transporting or disposing of construction and demolition (C&D) debris in Oakland are required to obtain a Non-Exclusive Franchise (NEF) from the City of Oakland, (with limited exceptions, as described below).
RV occupancy is only allowed on vacant properties within these zones
The Safer Housing for Oakland Program (SHOP) offers grants to reimburse owners for a portion of the costs to seismically retrofit a multi-unit apartment building with a “soft-story” condition. Resources for existing applicants are located below. No additional applications are being accepted at this time. Send an email to ResidentialLending@oaklandca.gov to be added to the waitlist.
Safety First is our Oakland Public Works Department program that is the foundation of employee safety, and it gives each employee the responsibility to conduct themselves in a manner that promotes safety and health throughout the workplace and in the public domain.