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How To Obtain A Parking Permit for A Moving Truck & Portable Storage Unit in the City of Oakland, CA
How does an Obstruction Permit work?
An Obstruction Permit lets you park a portable storage unit or moving truck in one place for a period of time.
You must apply for an Obstruction Permit in person at the Permit Center. The line to get an Obstruction Permit can be long; to avoid a long wait, visit the Department of Transportation Permit Counter before 11 a.m. or after 2 p.m.
When you come to the Permit Counter to apply for your Obstruction Permit, you will need the following:
How much does an Obstruction Permit cost? The cost of an Obstruction Permit varies. The cost depends on the length of time you will need the permit and the number and type of parking spaces you will need to block.
Questions: Phone (510) 238-3199
** This information is directly from the City of Oakland's website as of January 16, 2018 **
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