Follow these instructions to decide if a Shared Spaces permit is a good decision for your organization or business.
For existing Shared Spaces permit holders, in order to operate your Shared Space beyond March 2023, Shared Spaces is encouraging operators to apply as soon as possible, in order to receive feedback on your proposal and approval in advance of the January 15, 2023 application deadline.
Design your Shared Space
For the permanent program, we will require site plans of your proposed Shared Space. Follow our instructions to design a site plan that meets our rules.
Your plans must meet:
- Public Works code
- Transportation code
- Fire code
- Planning code
Make your space accessible
Follow our instructions in the Shared Spaces manual to make sure your space is accessible.
Check what related permits you need
You need other permits for outdoor entertainment, propane heaters, alcohol sales, and other activities.
Get your Shared Spaces permit
Once you decide you want to apply for a Shared Spaces permit, follow these steps to prepare your application, apply, and get your issued permit.
Last updated November 28, 2022