Shared Spaces

Use outdoor places like sidewalks, streets, and open lots for public and business activities.

New Shared Spaces process

Follow this process to get a permanent Shared Spaces permit.

You must follow these guidelines to operate a Shared Space after July 1, 2022.

Timeline for new permits and rules
August 28, 2021
ADA, emergency response, and transit rules start.
Sept 2021
Applications open for legislated Shared Spaces permits.
Fall 2021
We are contacting businesses that need to change their parklets.
March 31, 2022
Some parklets near intersections may need to change.
July 1, 2022
Legislated permits required.


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