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Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Oakland neighborhood

Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Oakland neighborhood
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By Hoodline - Published on November 06, 2019.

Wondering what buildings are coming down or going up in Oakland? Local building permit data can shine a light on what's under construction near you.

In the past week, the city issued 245 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Four of those permits were for new building construction, one was for a demolition project and the remainder were for repairs and renovations.

Read on for a selection of the most noteworthy new permits.

Residential Permits

New Construction

  • Contractor Lines Electric received a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 5249 College Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Electrical related to building new single family dwelling with in-law unit. 3336 square feet five-bedroom with attached garage 522 square feet. Scope includes 200amp main service upgrade and four subpanels."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 2008 E 21st St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Install new windows all around building, new electrical circuits in crawl space area, new lighting in water closet, new circuit for auto gate, two replacement water heaters and new copper supplies."
  • Applicant Metis Construction received a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 5111 Parkridge Drive.
    The work is described as: "Scope expanded to include installation of new electrical appliances, replace kitchen cabinets for sfd. No change to appliances or fixtures. No change to wall layout and no exterior work."
  • Heathorn & Assoc. Contractors was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 3042 Richmond Blvd.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Run new low pressure gas line to new PG&E meter location for safety reasons."
  • A permit was issued for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 2008 E 21st St.
    The work is described as: "Plumbing: two replacement water heaters and new copper supplies."
  • Applicant Aldy Builders All Professional Trades Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 5815 Nottingham Drive.
    The work is described as: "Non-structural bath remodel for sfd. No change to wall layout and no exterior work. Meps included."
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 3375 Morcom Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Kitchen remodel — new cabinets, counter top, sink, dishwasher, disposal, six recessed lights and misc electrical. No structural or exterior work. Meps included."
  • Contractor Graves 6 Inc. was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 555 98th Ave, Unit 212.
    The work is described as: "Replace water heater in unit #212 for multi-unit apartment building."
  • A permit was issued for demolition of a residential structure at 6619 Pinehaven Rd.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Demolish 608 s/f at right side of single family dwelling. Consisting of kitchen two-bedroom and bathroom."
  • Contractor Norcal Home Systems Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 10400 Royal Oak Rd.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Install 125amp sub-panel related to new roof-mounted four.41 kw 14-module solar photovoltaic system for sfd."

This story was created automatically using local building data from BuildZoom, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing.

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