shall manage the permitting process for neighborhood block parties, as it is
responsible for reviewing and approving public space permit requests within the
District of Columbia. (DDOT Establishment Act, § 50-921.04).
Procedures & Services
Residents who wish to obtain a permit for a block party
must submit their applications through DDOT's
Transportation Online Permitting System (TOPS).
Block Parties Requiring Street Closure
If an application requires the temporary closure of a
street, residents must submit a Block Party Petition.
DDOT shall review such petitions subject to the following criteria:
Design Standards & Specifications
Transportation Plans & Studies