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DDOT is one of several local and federal agencies that compromise the Mayor's Special Events Task Group (MSETG) charged with coordinating the city's public safety planning efforts. The MSETG is responsible for providing interagency reviews and assessments of the opertational, public safety, and logistical components  of proposals for special events.

Procedures & Services

Applicants for special events will need to submit applications for public space occupancy permits through DDOT's Transportation Online Permitting System (TOPS), as well as Traffic Control Plans (TCP) with permit requests involving streets closures and/or disruptions to the pedestrian/vehicular traffic flow.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is responsible for issuing permits for parades in the District

See Also


​Legal References

​Design Standards & Specifications

​Transportation Plans & Studies

​Other Resources

Page Last Updated: March 18, 2014