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General Plan and Planning Code
The Planning and Zoning Division, in coordination with the Planning Commission, maintains the General Plan and the Planning Code, and prepares area plans to create a sustainable and livable Oakland.
The current General Plan adopted in 1998 and in effect until the year 2015, defines the long range goals and intentions of the community regarding the nature and direction of future development within the City of Oakland.
View the General Plan
The Planning Code includes regulations that specify land use and development standards for specific zoning districts. View the Codes, Maps & Documents
Area plans are intended to translate General Plan policies into sustainable development alternatives in specific areas of the City.
View the City of Oakland's Neighborhood and Area Plans