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2.02.1 Purpose of the DesignGuidelinesThese design guidelines supplement the regulations set out in thezoning districts for the Central Estuary, by providing further directionfor project designs to meet the goals expressed for the character ofnew construction and alteration of existing facilities in the area. Theyhighlight general considerations and offer examples, solutions, andtechniques to address issues that may arise in the design process.These guidelines are not meant to supersede the regulations in theMunicipal or Zoning Code. Conformance with these guidelines, andthe design review criteria contained in Chapter 17.136 of the OaklandZoning Code, is required to receive City approval for projects in theCentral Estuary. Applicants may submit design proposals that deviateaway from these guidelines, but must offer clear explanations thatproposed solutions meet their intent.2.2 How to Use these GuidelinesThe Central Estuary Design Guidelines are intended to give residents,building designers, property owners, and business owners aclear guide to achieving development that improves the area’s livabilitywhile retaining its diverse character. City staff will utilize theseguidelines to determine project conformance in meeting the goals setfor the Central Estuary.OAKLAND DESIGN REVIEW MANUAL FOR CENTRAL ESTUARY3

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