City of Oakland offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day

SHOP Documents for Existing Applicants


SHOP Documents for Design Professionals and Contractors


For more information contact Jean Casey, Project Manager at 510-238-3598 or

“For more information regarding the mandatory soft-story seismic retrofit ordinance passed by City Council in January of 2019 (Building and Construction Code Chapter 15.27), please contact the Planning and Building Department directly. This is a separate effort from SHOP. Notices to owners of affected buildings will be sent in the first half of 2019 with clear instructions on how to proceed.”