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Street Closure Permits

Permit Rates

City of Philadelphia Street Closure Permit Rates - Effective 11/1/12

Permit Cost per Location = Rate x Unit of Measure x Time Unit

You must have your invoice and payment numbers to complete the transaction.

Pay your street closure permit online

Rate Sheet

PDF version

Permit Cost per Location = Rate x Unit of Measure x Time

Closure Type Rate for Center City & University City Rate or All Other Areas of the City Max Duration
Sidewalk Shelter platform with 6 Foot Wide Pedestrian Walkway no fee no fee 1 year
Partial Sidewalk Closure $1.00 per foot per week* $.75 per foot per week* 1 year
Full Sidewalk Closure Accompanied By Creation of Protected Footway in Parking Lane $1.50 per foot per week* $.75 per foot per week* 1 year
Parking Lane $2.00 per foot per week* $1.00 per foot per week* 1 year
Full Sidewalk Closure $3.00 per foot per week* $1.50 per foot per week* 1 year
Travel Lane $3.00 per foot per week* $1.50 per foot per week* 1 year
Dumpster Only $40 per dumpster per week $40 per dumpster per week 1 year
Portable On-Demand Storage Unit (PODS) Only $40 per PODS $40 per PODS 5 days
Full Closure - 5 days or less $125 per block per day $125 per block per day 5 days
Full Closure - More than 5 days $1,000 per block per week** $500 per block per week** 1 year
Helicopter - for lift location up to 10 blocks $250 $250 6 hours
Helicopter - for lift location over 10 blocks $50 per block over 10 $50 per block over 10 6 hours
Temporary No Parking $25 per 40 foot space per day $25 per 40 foot space per day 48 hours
Window Washing Sidewalk Closure $150 per block per year $150 per block per year 1 year

* There is a minimum weekly fee of $40 per closure type per block and a maximum yearly fee of $50,000 per closure type per block. For full sidewalk closures, the minimum weekly rate after the first week is $200 per block in Center City & University City and $100 per block in all other areas.
** For full closures over five days, there is a maximum yearly fee per block of $50,000 in Center City and University city and $25,000 in all other areas.