Obstruction Permit

You must first obtain an OB permit over the counter before blocking or obstructing any street parking, curb/gutter, sidewalk, or traffic lane. Approved Traffic Control Plan might be required.

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Application for Obstruction Permit (OB Permit)
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Application for Traffic Control Plan
(510) 238 - 3199
Questions? Please call the DOT Permit Counter

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


Address

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