The OVERVIEW area is an introduction to the material on this site and a starting point for people unfamiliar with the code.
The TYPES area defines live/work occupancies, discusses zones, and helps you determine which type meets your needs.
The CODE area contains the 1999 Oakland Live/Work Building Code and a Plain English translation of each section.
The GLOSSARY contains the definitions of terms used on this website.

"If you are looking for ease in building, designing or purchasing live/work space -- Oakland is the ideal location. Oakland offers a streamlined city building code and the best combination of lifestyle amenities anywhere in the Bay Area. Discover our gem of a city today -- the opportunity awaits you! "
- Former Mayor Jerry Brown
City of Oakland