Sidewalk merchandise displays can enliven the pedestrian realm and enhance the viability of retail establishments in commercial districts. Individual businesses can apply for a permit from DPW to place outdoor merchandise or food displays adjacent to their establishment.
You must obtain a permit from DPW to place sidewalk merchandise displays.
See Permit Process
Official Codes & Documents
- Better Streets Plan (street design guidelines)
If you obtain a sidewalk merchandise display permit from DPW, you will be responsible for maintenance of the display. Specific requirements will be described in your permit.
For a more detailed description of maintenance responsibilities, see Maintenance