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Central Estuary Area Plan

The City of Oakland adopted the Central Estuary Area Plan (CEAP) and related environmental document, to guide future development in the Central Estuary Area which encompasses 19th Ave. to 54th Ave and I-880 to the Estuary.

Charles Porter Golden Gate Recreation Center

Located in North Oakland, Golden Gate Recreation Center is close to Pixar Studios, Powell Street shopping center, Bay Street shopping center, and adjacent to the Golden Gate Community Garden. The center is fully equipped with a basketball court, baseball field, picnic sites, and patio area.

Child and Youth Services

Our programs support success in school, healthy transitions to adulthood, child health and wellness, and youth empowerment. Our work supports the health, safety, and well-being of children and their families.

City Attorney Annual Reports

Our Annual Report summarizes financial results, litigation trends, ongoing initiatives and other work of the Oakland City Attorney's Office.

City Homekey Program

The City of Oakland Department of Housing and Community Development has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for qualified housing sponsors to own, operate, and provide services for permanent affordable housing for homeless and formerly homeless individuals and households. A qualified pool of sponsors has been selected, and a Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued soon.

City Leadership on the ECAP

The sixth section in Oakland’s 2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP) focuses on City leadership. Oakland’s Climate Emergency and Just Transition Resolution acknowledged the severity of the climate crisis and the City’s intent to be a leader on equitable climate action. This section envisions an Oakland City government that demonstrates climate leadership throughout its operations, and supports deep engagement on climate action within the community.

City of Oakland General Plan

The City of Oakland’s General Plan serves as the guiding policy document for the City’s future, based on community values and priorities.

City of Oakland General Plan Update

The City of Oakland’s General Plan has not been comprehensively updated in over 20 years. That's about to change, and we need your help! The General Plan Update is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for all Oaklanders to work together to create a visionary blueprint for the future of our City over the next two decades.

City Real Estate Development Opportunities

Between 2017 and 2021, our population is forecast to increase by another 20,000 people (5%) and we will approach 500,000 residents by 2031. Part of adequately serving our current residents includes planning for our new residents – where they will live and work, and what transportation they will use.

City Wide Youth & Adult Sports

We offer sports leagues for adults and youth to get active through team sports.​​ Both teams and individuals can register for a variety of sports teams and leagues.​

Civil Rights Policies & Procedures (Title VI)

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) states that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of or subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Information about compliance with Title VI is available, including policies, procedures and complaints.

Clean Lake Initiative

The City contracts with the non-profit Lake Merritt Institute to remove litter along the shoreline, maintain trash booms and aeration fountains, provide education for schools and businesses, and coordinate volunteers in these activities.