A comprehensive guide to Oakland’s shared mobility services, discounts, and resources
Located in East Oakland near San Leandro, Sheffield Village features a softball field, basketball court, tot play area, and football/soccer field. The center provides programs for all community members from toddlers to seniors. Rental permits for the facility and grounds available.
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Help sustain and grow Oakland's economy by shopping locally. Now, more than ever, it's important to support local businesses that capture the spirit and reflect the diversity of our community. By supporting them, you're also supporting our neighbors who are employed by small businesses.
If your event does not qualify as a special event but would like to close a street to vehicular traffic (e.g. for a block party) you will need to apply for a short term encroachment permit.
Sidewalks are where Oaklanders get exercise, walk to daily needs, wait for the bus, and talk with neighbors. They are one of the most important pieces of Oakland’s transportation network, and it’s essential that they’re kept well-maintained and accessible for everyone.
Resources for Volunteer Event Site Managers
Oakland has one of the most skilled workforces in the U.S. Since 2010, the number of working Oaklanders has grown almost 20% from 170,000 to 215,300.
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Social equity is achieved when people have full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to attain their full potential.
The objective of this Ad Hoc is to review the protocols and policies related to the Department’s use of social media platforms and personal messaging, on- and off-duty. This Ad Hoc will propose a new social media policy for implementation by the Oakland Police Department.
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The City requires a variety of permits for special activities, events and filming in Oakland to help ensure the safety of event participants and minimize the impact on our neighborhoods.Click on the permit type below to find details on how to obtain the permit.
Please note, your application will still be accepted if it is not submitted before the deadline but if all documents are not submitted as required, your application may not be processed in time for the event.
As of February 2023, the Economic and Workforce Development Department processes special event permits on behalf of the City of Oakland.
Special Projects Committee (SPC) meets as needed to discuss unique projects that typically cover the work of two or more subcommittees of the Planning Commission, or policy projects that need more focused review prior to consideration by the full Commission. The SPC is an official committee of the Planning Commission.
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