Planning Commission

The Planning Commission promotes the orderly growth and development of the City through studies, decisions on development proposals, policy recommendations to the City Council, and related activities. After February 28, 2023, Oakland Planning Commission meetings will be held in person only (see News item below for details). Click "View All Meetings, Minutes & Agendas" below for the full meeting schedule.


Members must take the Oath of Office and submit Conflict of Interest Filings (Form 700) at the time of assuming office, annually by April 1, and within 30 days of separation from this body.

The Planning Commission traditionally meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at Oakland City Hall, One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Council Chambers in Oakland, CA 94612. (Note: Commission dates and locations are subject to change. Review the Planning Commission calendar and agenda page for any meeting updates.)

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Map image for Planning Commission, located at 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

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Commission meetings take place twice a month, on Wednesdays, 6:00 pm. Meeting length can vary based on agenda.