Street Blocking Permit

There are two types of street blocking permits, the Standard Permit and the Comprehensive Permit.

As provided in Chapter 8.7 Dayton Municipal Code (DMC), a street blocking permit is required if the intention is to block or close any or all of a city street, alley, sidewalk or any other public right of way for any length of time. In order to obtain a permit, you must make application to the Public Works Director (“Director”) at least ten (10) business days prior to the date that the street block/closure is to begin.    

STANDARD STREET BLOCKING PERMIT

If your street is anticipated to be blocked seven (7) days or less in length you must make application for a Standard Street Blocking Permit. 

The City requires the following information for a Standard Street Blocking Permit (DMC 8.7.040), including, but not limited to:

A Standard Street Blocking Permit shall be issued if the following criteria are met:

 COMPREHENSIVE STREET BLOCKING PERMIT

If the street blocking shall occur longer than seven (7) days a you must make application for a Comprehensive Street Blocking Permit.  

The City requires the following information for a Comprehensive Street Blocking Permit including, but not limited to:

Applicant shall be required to provide a report each day listing the likely time, location, and severity, of the blockings in the forthcoming workday.  Such report shall be delivered to the Director, Fire District 3 and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office prior to commencing work for the day.

A Comprehensive Street Blocking Permit shall be issued if the following criteria are met:

If an Applicant is denied a street blocking permit, the applicant may appeal the denial of the application at the next regular City Council meeting at provided in DMC 8.7.070.

It is the Permittee’s responsibility to furnish the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Fire District 3, City Planning Department and City Clerk’s Office with a copy of the issued permit.

Failure to comply with the provisions of Title 8 Chapter 7 of the DMC, may result in a violation and penalty (DMC 8.7.090).