Application for Obstruction Permit (OB Permit)


Application for Traffic Control Plan


Questions? Please call the DOT Permit Counter

(510) 238 - 3199

Obstruction Permit is required before blocking or obstructing any street parking, curb/gutter, sidewalk, or traffic lane. No parking signs will be issued along OB Permit and are required to be posted 72 hours ahead of any obstruction. A minimum 5'-6" sidewalk clearance for pedestrian access is required. Approved Traffic Control Plan might be required.

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

Traffic Engineers Consultation Hours

Tuesday: 9am-11:30am

Thursday: 9am-11:30am


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