On September 26, 2023, the Oakland City Council adopted the Safety Element and the Environmental Justice Element as part of the Oakland 2045 General Plan Update process (89907 C.M.S). On Tuesday, October 3, the Oakland City Council held the second reading of the Ordinance (13763 C.M.S) to adopt the Planning Code Amendments for Phase 1 of the General Plan Update! This concludes the adoption process for Phase 1, which includes:
- Oakland 2045 General Plan | Environmental Justice (EJ) Element
- Oakland 2045 General Plan | Safety Element
- Oakland 2045 General Plan | Planning Code Amendments
- Oakland 2045 General Plan | Phase 1 Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR)
This big policy package implements actions outlined in our adopted Housing Element, reduces pollution and advances environmental justice in our most impacted communities, and prepares us to address the impacts of climate change and natural disasters.
For full details on the initial City Council reading, check out our recent news article.