Development is a hot topic in many of the more upscale areas of Oakland.

The Community and Economic Development Agency Strategic Planning Section, in coordination with the Planning Commission, maintains the General Plan and the Planning Code.

The Oakland General Plan takes precedence over pre-existing zoning laws.

City Planning Commission meeting schedule (.pdf file) There will be a Special Meeting on October 10 to discuss the Oak Knoll redevelopment project. Oak Knoll is a 183-acre site in the hills, a decommissioned Navy property. Roster of commissioners (pdf)