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Get the Scoop on Free Temporary Permits and Permitting Requirements for Outdoor Spaces for Restaurants, Food Vending, and Retail Stores!

The Washington State Department of Health has approvedKing County’s application to transition into Phase 2ofGovernor Inslee’sSafe Startplanwhich will allow some businessesand other activitiestoincrease operationsunder strict public health guidance. We know that many business owners are eager to reopen or expand their operations, so we’ve gathered information regardingthe different permit options… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle traffic report gives an in-depth look at 2018 travel trends

Every year, we release core data sets including traffic volumes, speeds, and collisions. Data drives our plans, policies, and decisions on everything from safety to paving. It also plays an important role in evaluating project performance and identifying trends. Read the full Traffic Report to see 2018 transportation… [ Keep reading ]

PARK(ing) Yay! Recapping Our 10th Annual PARK(ing) Day Celebration.

We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of PARK(ing) Day by highlighting the 40 amazing parklet installations that sprang up in parking spaces across Seattle on Friday, September 20. How people get around Seattle is evolving and so are the needs of people in Seattle. As our city continues to… [ Keep reading ]

The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

Right-sizing citation fees

If you’re walking or biking to work, busing to school, driving goods across town, or enjoying a meal at a sidewalk café, you’re using a shared public resource known as the right-of-way. The right-of-way is the space above, below, and at the surface of places like public streets, sidewalks,… [ Keep reading ]

We studied how we use public spaces. And the results may surprise you.

SDOT city planners launched a first-of-a-kind public life study to collect “people-centered data.” Last summer, when our urban planners launched SDOT’s first-ever public life study (pssst: this is the first ever for any municipal transportation agency in the country!), they weren’t exactly sure what they’d find. One thing we were… [ Keep reading ]

Our Street Use permit counter hours are changing.

Starting Apr. 1, our Street Use permit counter hours are changing to: Mon, Wed, Fri — 9 AM to 4 PM Tues, Thurs — 10:30 AM to 4 PM Here’s why. We studied when people visited our permit counter and found that the majority of applicants visited between… [ Keep reading ]

Cho chúng tôi biết trải nghiệm của bạn

Phòng cấp phép sử dụng đường phố thuộc Sở giao thông vận tải Seattle (gọi tắt là SDOT) chịu trách nhiệm quản lý hệ thống đường phố công cộng cũng như cấp giấy phép cho các dự án và hoạt động cần sử dụng đường đi và vỉa hè…. [ Keep reading ]

Cuéntanos su experiencia.

La División de Street Use (Uso de la Calle) de SDOT es responsable por la gestión del derecho de paso público y otorga permisos para proyectos y actividades que impactan las calles y aceras de Seattle. Dado que trabajamos con diversos solicitantes de permisos en muchos proyectos diferentes,… [ Keep reading ]

It’s important that we deliver excellence when you need a permit for a project or activity. Take our survey.

We issue permits for projects & activities that impact Seattle’s streets & sidewalks. Our Street Use Division is responsible for managing the private use of our public right of way. We do this by issuing permits for projects and activities that impact Seattle’s streets and sidewalks. To help keep… [ Keep reading ]