Curb, Gutter, Sidewalk Permit

For Work in the Public ROW involving curb/gutter/sidewalk a licensed contractor must pull a CGS Permit.

Curb-Gutter-Sidewalk (CGS-Permit)


Questions? Please call the DOT Permit Counter

(510) 238-3199

A CGS Permit allows a contractor with the appropriate contractor’s license (see question 6 below) to install new or wider driveway, repair curb, gutter and sidewalk, repair a driveway, and install sidewalk underdrain in the City Right-Of-Way. Applicant must request for inspections at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled work. City Inspector will inspect the material, construction method, and paving, and requests compaction test results. For more information, please see the FAQs and Informational Flow Charts in the application link above.

DOT Permit Counter Hours

Monday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm

Tuesday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm

Wednesday: 9:30am-12pm / 1pm-4pm

Thursday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm

Friday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm


250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 4th Floor, Suite 4314, Oakland, CA 94612