If you're doing any work in the ROW, or if your work requires using any part of the ROW, then you need a ROW permit. 

Are you unsure if your work impacts the ROW?  See our ROW Management webpage for tips and tricks for determining the ROW.

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Is your permit in conflict with other permits?  View the Conflict Resolution Flowchart here.  View the Conflict Resolution Email Template here.


**CLICK ON THE PERMIT TITLES BELOW TO VIEW THE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE, LIST OF FEES, AND NECESSARY FORMS.**

ROW PERMITS:

Driveway/Sidewalk (DS) – Required for the removal, repair, modification, and installation of sidewalks, driveway approaches, and curbs/gutters. If the DS work is associated with a Residential Building Permit submit your request here.  If the DS work is associated with a Commercial Building Permit submit your request here.  If the DS work is stand-alone, then apply here.

Excavation (EX) – Required for removing or otherwise disturbing soil or pavement in the ROW.  Fees are assessed from first cut until final restoration.  Read more about Excavation fees here.

Film – Required for various types of filming activities in the ROW, including b-roll footage, still photography, and blocking, directing, impeding, or rerouting of any/all traffic modes.

Parking – Required when using a City parking space for temporary loading and unloading purposes. Placement of a Temporary Storage Device falls under this permit.  (Construction related parking must be requested as a Temporary Use of the Right of Way Permit.)  Click here to view a current map of the City's pay stations, meters, and zones.

Street Event - Special Event permitting is managed by the Office of Special Events.

Temporary Sidewalk Cafés – Required for placement of tables, chairs, planters, and other appurtenances in the ROW, when serving a restaurant or food sales use business.  If you need to renew your Temporary Sidewalk Cafe, click here.

Temporary Use of the Right of Way (TURP) – Required when the ROW is obstructed by work-related vehicles, equipment, or material. 

Valet – Required for the operation of valet zones, either temporary or annual in nature.  Valet zones are areas designated for the receiving and returning of vehicles in the ROW.  Service to zones must be provided by a Licensed Valet Operator.  If you need to renew your Annual Valet Zone, click here.

Vendor – Required for the selling, offering to sell, exchanging, and ordering of merchandise on or over a sidewalk.  If you need to renew your Vendor Permit, click here.