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The City of Oakland is committed to delivering courteous, efficient and responsive services. We treat our customers and employees with fairness, dignity and respect. Please browse the links on this page to find just what you need. If you’re not sure where to look, or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us. We want to help.


Executive Branch

Office of the Mayor

  Boards and Commissions

City Administrator’s Office

City Administrator's Office Units
  Citizen's Police Review Board (CPRB)
  Contracts & Compliance
  Safety and Services Act of 2014 (Measure Z)
  Nuisance Abatement
  Special Permits
  Oakland Police Commission

City Administrator's Departments, Bureaus, Divisions, and Units

Animal Services
  Adoptable Cat Information  
  Adoptable Dog Information
  Community Advisory Committee

City Clerk
  Agenda Management
  Domestic Partnership Registration
  Elections & Compliance
  Records Management

Economic & Workforce Development
  Business Development
  Cultural Affairs
  Public/Private Development 
  Real Estate Asset Management
  Workforce Development


Fire Department
  CORE Training
  Fire Prevention
  Wildfire Prevention District

Housing & Community Development
  Housing Assistance Center
  Housing Development
  Policy and Planning
  Rent Adjustment
  Residential Lending

Human Resources Management
  Benefits & Retirement
  Civil Service Board
  Employee Relations
  Equal Access Language Assistance
  Recruitment & Classification

Human Services
  Adults & Families
  Community Action Partnership
  Aging and Adult Services
  Youth & Young Adults

Information Technology

Parks, Recreation & Youth Development
  Parks, Fields, Courses & Pools
  Recreation Centers & Facilities
  Recreation Programs, Classes & Events
  Rental Facilities

Planning & Building 
  Building Services
  Planning & Zoning

Police Department
  Burglar Alarm Services
  Community Policing
  Safety Tips
  Crime Statistics
  Need a Report or Document?
  Neighborhood Services
  Special Events Services
  Submit a Crime Report
  Vehicle Services
  Youth Services

Public Library
  African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO)
  Adult Literacy

Public Works
  Americans with Disabilities Act
  Bicycle & Pedestrian Program 
  Buildings & Facilities
  Contracting Opportunities
  Creeks, Watershed & Stormwater 
  Engineering & Construction
  Facilities & Environment
  Infrastructure & Operations 
  Parks, Trees & City Landscapes
  Recycling & Garbage
  Sanitary Sewer System
  Streets & Sidewalks
  Sustainable Oakland 
  Traffic Safety & Parking 
  Volunteer Opportunities

Race & Equity



Other Elected and Appointed Officials