Working with agencies from around Alameda County, the Clean Water program facilitates local compliance with the Federal Clean Water Act.
An advisory board of the Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce.
Learn about the many professional positions where you can support the Oakland Police Department's goals and mission. OPD employs auditors, communications operators, crime analysts, dispatchers, evidence and services technicians, and records specialists as well as other positions. These positions are not necessarily open and vacant at this time; links provided for informational purposes.
OPD annuitants conduct public safety employee background investigations. They may work a maximum of 960 hours per fiscal year.
View / Download the EEOC and CRD Anti-discrimination posters and fact sheets
A Conditional Use Permit (CUP) may be required for new activities, special site or design requirements, and some new facilities. A CUP is reviewed by the Bureau of Planning to analyze and, when necessary, impose special conditions of approval.
Building Permits are required when more than half of the exterior walls are to be demolished, whether residential, commercial, or industrial. Please review the permit application requirements below, as they vary by the scope and extent of your project.
Apply for a FREE library card!
Resources for Head Start families looking for assistance.
If you need to remove a tree as part of a permitted Construction Project, please follow the Tree Removal Permit application instructions below.
You can apply to have a taxi permit here.
You can view vacancies, appointment terms, openings, and apply to boards and commissions
Apply to become a police officer trainee (POT)
The City of Oakland is required to submit 5-Year Consolidated Plans, Annual Action Plans and Performance Reports to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to receive funds from the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Programs.
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