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.
Apply for a parklet or sidewalk use
Decide if a Shared Spaces permit works for your space
Learn about the options and responsibilities of Shared Spaces permits.
Get a Shared Spaces permit for your sidewalk or parking lane
Follow our instructions to get a permit to use the sidewalk or parking lane for your organization or business.
Use other kinds of space
Close the street to traffic temporarily
Get a permit to close the street to traffic for a recurring event that is free to the public.
Use private property for your business
A free, temporary Shared Spaces permit for your business to use outdoor space on private property like rear yards, vacant lots, parking lots, and patios.
Provide entertainment or amplified sound in an outdoor space
Apply for a Just Add Music (JAM) permit for Shared Spaces and other outdoor locations.
An interactive map of all applications and approval for Shared Spaces locations.
Photo gallery, news releases, press coverage, and presentations on Shared Spaces.
A comprehensive overview of the goals, policies, procedures, and guidelines for the Shared Spaces.
The Board of Supervisors passed the Shared Spaces legislation on July 20, 2021.