Alcohol Beverage Action Team (ABAT)

For licensing, inspecting, and conducting enforcement operations at all alcohol and tobacco establishments. The ABAT Unit is responsible for licensing, inspecting, and conducting enforcement operations at all alcohol and tobacco establishments within the City of Oakland to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal law. The unit also responds to citizen complaints regarding nuisance bars and stores. In addition, the unit provides free training to educate business owners about various local and state regulations related to their businesses. The goals of ABAT enforcement operations are to (1) decrease criminal and nuisance activity associated with ABC or TRL licensed premises in the City; (2) decrease the sale of alcohol or tobacco products to minors; (3) ensure that all licensed locations are abiding by local, state, and federal laws; (4) educate the public; and (5) bring licensed premised back to productive use through education and enforcement.

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­­­­­­­­­­­By Phone: (510) 777-8670

By Fax: (510) 777-8682

In Person visits are by appointment only, to schedule a visit call (510) 777-8670

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