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Environmental Review

Environmental Review Process for the Downtown Oakland Specific Plan

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Environmental impacts of the policies, programs and actions contained in the Draft Downtown Oakland Specific Plan have been analyzed in the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The City is requesting comments on the sufficiency of the EIR in discussing possible impacts on the physical environment, ways in which the potential adverse effects might be minimized and alternatives to the project in light of the EIR’s purpose to provide useful and accurate information about such factors.

The City is requesting comments on the Draft EIR at the following two public hearings:

  • September 23 Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board, 6pm, Council Chambers, City Hall
  • October 2 Planning Commission, 6pm, Council Chambers, City Hall


The 45-day comment period to review the Draft EIR for the Downtown Oakland Specific Plan extends from August 30 to October 22. Comments and any questions should be directed in writing or via email to Alicia Parker at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3315, Oakland, CA 94612 or aparker@oaklandca.gov. Written comments must be received at the mailing or e-mail address by 4:00 p.m. on October 22, 2019. Please reference case number SP16-001and ER18020 in all correspondence.

To learn about related upcoming public meetings and events for the Downtown Oakland Specific Plan, visit https://www.oaklandca.gov/news/2019/draft-plan-to-be-released-august-30.

Contact Us

Map location for Environmental Review, located at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 3315
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone Numbers

Email Address

aparker@oaklandca.gov