Resources

Search Lobbyist Disclosures

Lobbyist registration and activity reports can help answer questions about who is spending money to influence Oakland public officials and policy. Use our Campaign Finance and Lobbyist Public Access Portal to search for and view registration forms and reports filed by lobbyists.

See the City Zoning Map

Use this dynamic map to enter an address and identify information for specific properties, such as zoning district, height area, historic significance, General Plan designation, and Impact Fee Zone.

Seismic Retrofits

Seismic retrofits alter an existing structure to make it more resistant to seismic activity caused by earthquakes.

Senior Centers

Six senior centers are located throughout the City of Oakland and managed by the City’s Department of Human Services. Senior centers provide social, recreational, nutritional and educational activities to older adults in our community.

Services to Find Work

The City supports programs that provide training and support services for both job seekers and employers.

Sewer Maintenance

The Sewer Services Division of Oakland Public Works is responsible for performing preventive maintenance to over 934 miles of sewer main, ranging from six inches to over 66 inches in diameter.

Shared Mobility Principles

City of Oakland's guiding principles on shared mobility, including bikeshare, carshare, and scootershare.

Sidewalk Certification FAQ

Sidewalk repairs must be completed at the time of title transfer or the permitting of a major renovation. This page provides answers to frequently asked questions for property owners, sellers, and buyers.

Sidewalk FAQ

Property owners in Oakland are responsible for repairing damaged sidewalks adjacent to their property per state and local laws. Sidewalk Permits from the City are required for sidewalk repairs larger than 25 square feet. A licensed contractor should perform all other repairs.