Thank you, Oakland, for your patience and preparedness during the PG&E power shutdown. We are interested in your feedback so that we can better prepare for the future. Take this brief survey.

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.

Application for Obstruction Permit (OB Permit)

Download

Application for Traffic Control Plan

Download

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


Address

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