Public Infrastructure (PX) Permit

All Off-Site Infrastructure (PX) Permits require City review and approval BEFORE permit issuance

Application for Public, Off-Site Improvements (PX-Permit)
View Online
City of Oakland Design Standards and Guidelines
Book a Meeting

PX permit is issued for the construction of public improvements within the City’s right-of-way or City Easement or as part of a new Subdivision, Parcel or Tract Map approval. PX permit is required prior to public infrastructure construction such as a roadway, paving, signage, pavement markings, striping, streetlights, storm drainage, sanitary sewers, manholes, sidewalk, curb, gutter, ADA compliant curb ramps, driveway approaches, utilities, landscaping, street trees, tree grates, irrigation, and other public facilities.

Click Here to view the City of Oakland Standard Construction Details

Click Here to view the City of Oakland Street Design Guidelines

Click Here to view the City of Oakland Standard Specifications and Detail for Street Trees

Apply By Email: Email your completed application to

Apply In Person: The DOT Permit Counter is open to the public at our Permit Center on the 2nd Floor of 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. Click here to schedule an appointment. Please note: masks are required for entry into City buildings.

If you have questions about the PX Permit, please call the DOT Permit Counter at 510-238-3199 or email

OakDOT Permit Counter Hours

Monday: 9am - 12pm / 1pm - 4pm (virtual appointments)

Tuesday: 9am - 12pm / 1pm - 4pm (in-person appointments)

Wednesday: 10am - 12pm / 1pm - 4pm (virtual appointments)

Thursday: 9am - 12pm / 1pm - 4pm (in-person appointments)

Friday: Closed