City Hall has re-opened to the public and appointments are no longer required. For your convenience, you may make still schedule an appointment, or access City services online, and through email and telephone. All visitors to City Hall are required to wear a face covering at all times.
Do you want to expand your business activities to an adjacent sidewalk and/or public street area to help serve a larger number of patrons while complying with COVID regulations? You're in the right place.
The City adopted the County of Los Angeles Restaurant Reopening Guidelines, Dining Table Seating Arrangements(PDF, 921KB) and the County of Los Angeles Retail Reopening Guidelines. Please adhere to these requirements when creating your Site Plan mentioned below.
This permit is temporary and is valid until COVID regulations subside.
Read through the Standards and Procedures for the Temporary Use of Public Right-of-Way for Outdoor dining and Retail(PDF, 415KB) .
Create a Site Plan (8.5” X 11” or 11” X 17”-preferred) which must include the following:
Fill out the Temporary Public Right-of-Way Permit Application, indicating if you want sidewalk or public street access and email the completed applications with the supporting files to email@example.com.
Download and Print Application(PDF, 155KB)
The Engineering Division will let you know once the application has been approved. The permit may then be obtained directly from Engineering. This typically takes 2-3 weeks.
The following is required at the time of permit issuance:
Please note that failure to provide all of the above will delay the issuance of your permit.