Shared Spaces

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

Transition from Pandemic Program to Permanent Program

Rules will go into effect gradually over time.  A detailed timeline for when rules go into effect, and when permit applications are due, can be found here.

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.
Spring 2022
Some parklets near intersections may need to change.
Nov 1, 2022
Permit applications are due


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