Curb colors in Oakland, California, indicate the following parking restrictions:
- Red curbs: no stopping, standing or parking at any time.
- Yellow curbs: between 7 am and 6 pm, stopping restricted to loading and unloading of passengers and materials for no more than 3 minutes unless the vehicle has commercial plates. Yellow curb restrictions do not apply on Sundays and parking holidays.
- White curbs: between 7 am and 6 pm, stopping restricted to loading and unloading of passengers for no more than 3 minutes. Exceptions are in front of a hotel or hospital where white curb parking restrictions are in effect at all times. And in front of a place of public assembly, theater, or hall, white curb parking restrictions are in effect at all times unless the venue is closed. In which case, parking is limited to one hour or less.
- Green curbs: no standing or parking for longer than 12 minutes between 8 am and 6 pm. Green curb restrictions do not apply on Sundays or parking holidays.
- Blue curbs: parking for persons with disabilities with vehicles displaying either a valid disability placard or license plate.
Parking restrictions at curbs with faded paint are still enforced. Always observe posted signs for any additional restrictions.