Service of Subpoenas

Information on how to serve a subpoena for records and/or depositions/appearances to the Planning & Building Department.


The Planning & Building Department is accepting Subpoena Requests by mail. Please mail to the following address:

City of Oakland – Planning & Building
Attention: Cashier Station
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Please note: There is a $275 fee for depositions and a $15 fee for records. Please include checks made payable to the City of Oakland when the subpoena is served.

For more information, or if you have questions, please email