Explore the guidelines and resources for working with the Department of Streets.
Standards and guidelines
Doing business with Streets
Get a special hauling permit How to get a special hauling permit to drive an oversized or heavyweight vehicle within the Philadelphia city limits.
Apply for a street closure permit for construction How to get a permit to close a street for utility work, equipment placement (including cranes), or helicopter lifts.
Apply for a Temporary No Parking (TNP) permit How to apply for a Temporary No Parking (TNP) permit for a moving truck, storage container (or pod), dumpster, or restaurant use.
Request to change the City Plan How to request a change to the street system in the Philadelphia City Plan.
Bike rack application
You must apply for a bike rack permit to install a bike rack in the public right of way.
Download the bike rack application.
You can request property and curb line surveys through the Department of Streets.
View a list of survey charges.