Take pictures of your Shared Space

Take these specific pictures of your Shared Space site. We will look at pictures of your site to review your application.

Take these specific pictures of your Shared Space site. We will look at pictures of your site to review your application. 

For existing parklets

Sidewalk views 

  • 6-foot clear path of travel on the sidewalk 
  • Deck threshold level with the sidewalk 
  • Setbacks from an intersection: 20 feet for oncoming traffic and 8 feet from exiting traffic

Parklet structure 

  • Width of the entire parklet from outer edge of structure or barriers to the curb face 
  • 3-foot setback on both ends of the parklet from the end of the parking space 
  • 3-foot access gap that is open to the sky every 20 feet. If your parklet has more than 1 gap, take pictures of each one. 
  • A picture showing visibility and airflow about 42 inches high 

Parklet details 

  • Displayed street address 
  • 6-inch-by-6-inch clear gutter 
  • Reflective materials on corners of parklet from the street to the top of structure 
  • Accessible table or facility in the parklet 
  • Soft-hit posts and wheel stops in the correct position 

Label your pictures with names with what they show. You will upload them when you apply.

For sidewalk permits and all new permits

Take 5 pictures that show: 

  • 3 street views (from the right, front, and left) 
  • 2 sidewalk views (from the right and left) 

Label your pictures with names with what they show. You will upload them when you apply. 

Diagram showing the 5 pictures that we need for Shared Spaces permits with the proposed structure, sidewalk, and cars
Last updated May 19, 2022