PUBLIC EXCAVATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECT or PRIVATE / RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT with SPECIAL TRAFFIC PERMIT
This SFMTA web page - https://www.sfmta.com/permits/construction-tow-away-zones - provides general information about the process for registering a tow-away zone for excavation construction projects, and includes a link to their application portal.
ALL OTHER PRIVATE / RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS - No SPECIAL TRAFFIC PERMIT
Please contact DPW Bureau of Street Use & Mapping (BSM) to determine whether a permit is required.
During business hours:
- By phone: 415-558-6060. DPW BSM will provide instructions and answer questions.
- In person: Go to Dept. of Building Inspection's one-stop, over-the-counter location at 1660 Mission St., where DPW BSM clerks will be able to assist you.
For DPT Enforcement of a tow-away zone, please call 415-553-1200.