Contact the City of Oakland

Frank Ogawa Plaza Cityhall jpg Oakland City Hall
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 444-CITY
TTY: (510) 238-3254


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Directions to Frank H. Ogawa Plaza

From San Francisco/Bay Bridge (I-80 East)

  • Take I-80 East over Bay Bridge
  • Take the I-580 East exit toward Downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton
  • Take the I-980 exit toward Downtown Oakland and stay in right lanes
  • Take 14th/18th Street exit
  • After one block, turn left onto 17th Street
  • Follow 17th Street for 3 blocks, then turn right onto Clay Street.
  • A half of a block past 16th street, you will see the Clay Street Garage on your left.
  • The Clay Street garage is directly behind City Hall.


From Oakland Airport/Hayward/South Bay (I-880 North)

  • Take I-880 North toward Downtown Oakland
  • Take the Broadway exit into Oakland, follow Broadway for several blocks
  • Turn left on 14th Street.
  • You will see Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on your right, between Broadway and Clay.
  • Take your first right onto Clay.
  • About a half of a block up Clay Street you will see an entrance to the Clay street garage on your right.
  • The Clay Street garage is directly behind City Hall.


From Contra Costa County (Hwy 24 West)

  • Take Highway 24 toward Oakland and move into left lanes
  • Take the I-980 exit toward Downtown Oakland and get into right lanes
  • Take 14th/18th Street exit
  • After one block, turn left onto 17th Street
  • Follow 17th Street for 3 blocks, then turn right onto Clay Street.
  • A half of a block past 16th street, you will see the Clay Street Garage on your left.
  • The Clay Street garage is directly behind City Hall.


From Marin County/North Bay (I-580 East)

  • Take I-580 Richmond/San Rafael Bridge toward Richmond/Oakland*
  • Take I-580 East toward Downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton (left lanes off of bridge)
  • Take the I-980 exit toward Downtown Oakland and get into right lanes
  • Take 14th/18th Street exit
  • After one block, turn left onto 17th Street
  • Follow 17th Street for 3 blocks, then turn right onto Clay Street.
  • A half of a block past 16th street, you will see the Clay Street Garage on your left.
  • The Clay Street garage is directly behind City Hall.


Parking

The Dalziel Garage, accessible from 16th Street between Clay Street and San Pablo Avenue, will serve the parking needs of visitors to Oakland’s civic center. See a map of parking facilities in the area.

Free parking for City Council meetings held in the evening will be available at the Dalziel Garage. Meeting attendees may enter the garage after 4:30 p.m. for free. For Council Committee meetings, parking will be validated by the City Administrator's Office on the 3rd floor of City Hall.

Additional parking options include:

  • Garage on 14th street between Clay and Broadway — Entrance on 14th Street across from the south side of City Hall. City Hall's front entrance faces east onto Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, diagonally across from the Rotunda Building.
  • Allbright Parking Garage — On 16th Street between San Pablo Avenue and Telegraph Avenue.
  • Rotunda Garage – Between 16th and 17th streets and San Pablo and Telegraph.

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