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Street Name Change Permit

Street Name Change Permits require City review and approval BEFORE issuance

Application for Street Name Change (PPE-Permit)


Questions? Please call the DOT Permit Counter

(510) 238-3199

New street names must be related to an economic development, redevelopment activity, commemorate a significant historical event, or honor a living individual that has positively impacted the lives of a nation or the world.

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