The City is experiencing a City wide phone outage, which is affecting the Oak311 phone line. We are currently working on a resolution.
Please review Permit Requirements below as they vary from project to project.
Zoning review is required for the construction of new detached garages or carport. A Building Permit is required after zoning approval.
For detailed information on Zoning requirements, please see Oakland Municipal Code Section 17.116.300.
Once we receive your application and have created it in our system, we will review your plans. If your plans require corrections or if we need further information, we will contact you. For the latest processing estimates, please see our Average Permit Processing Turnaround Times webpage.
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