Planning & Building Video Tutorials

The video tutorials below offer step-by-step instructions for common processes and procedures used in the Planning & Building Department.

Register with the Online Permit Center

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Learn how to register for an account with the City of Oakland's Online Permit Center. Once your account is activated, you can apply for online permits, check the status of your permits, and much more!

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Check the Status of Your Permit Online

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Learn how to check the current status of your permits through the City of Oakland's Online Permit Center. For further details on what each permit status means, please view our Index of Permit Status Updates.

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