Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit Process

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(City of Atlanta, Code of Ordinances, Section 142-85a)

  1. If the proposed Temporary Lane/Street Closure affiliated with an outdoor festival
    and/or assembly the applicant will need to apply for permit through The Mayor’s Office
    of Special Events (MOSE).
  2. If the proposed Temporary Lane/Street Closure affiliated with any type of construction
    project the applicant will need to apply for permit through the Department of Public
    Works and Transportation.
  3. The applicant will download the Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit Application /
    Invoice.
  4. The applicant will complete the Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit Application /
    Invoice.
  5. The attached invoice is for the $50 Application and Reviewing fee. This fee is NONREFUNDABLE
    and must be paid prior to the review, approval/denial, and issuance of the
    Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit.
  6. The date of the Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit Application / Invoice on the
    application must be at least 10 days from the date received by Contingency Operations
    Division.
  7. The applicant is required to hire one or more POST‐ certified police officers. The
    number of officers is dependent upon number of lanes or streets to be closed. Contact
    the Contingency Operations Division (ralbertini@atlantaga.gov or
    dstrozier@atlantaga.gov ) if unaware of the number of police officers required.
  8. The applicant will take the Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit Application /
    Invoice to the Revenue Collection Administrator’s window at Atlanta City Hall, 55
    Trinity Ave, Atlanta, GA 30303. Upon payment, you will receive a receipt.
  9. The applicant will email a copy (photo or scan) of the Temporary Street or Lane Closure
    Permit Application / Invoice and Paid Receipt to ralbertini@atlantaga.gov or
    dstrozier@atlantaga.gov in the Contingency Operations Division.
  10. Upon receiving the receipt, The Contingency Operations Division will review the
    application and either approve or reject it.
  11. If the application is approved, The Contingency Operations Division will issue the valid
    Temporary Street or Lane Closure Permit to the applicant.
  12. If the application is rejected, the applicant will receive a letter of rejection.