Thanks to all CBE members and staff who eloquently spoke at last night City Council meeting. The City of Oakland Department Of Planning and Building recommendation adopted our Crematorium Ordinance.
This is based over two years of resident engagement in which the ordinance recommending The Planning Commission, and as Directed By City Council under Emergency Ordinance No. 13222 C.M.S., to amend the Planning Code to establish Permanent Regulations Pertaining To Crematories Within The City Of Oakland.
We continue to work to protect our community health and reforming planning department policies to prevent more pollution in our communities. Our members and allies successfully have been holding the City of Oakland and Planning Department accountable for no additional burden in East Oakland. For more information, read The Ugly Facts about the Proposed Crematorium.