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Downtown Traffic Control Zone Map

Ordinance 108200 Section 11.14.165 DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC CONTROL ZONE. "Downtown Traffic Control Zone" means the area within the district bounded as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of First Avenue and Lenora Street, thence southerly along the west mergin of First Avenue to the north margin of Yesler Way, thence easterly along the north margin of Yesler Way to the west margin of Fifth Avenue, thence northerly along the west margin of Fifth Avenue to the north margin of Madison Street, thence easterly along the north margin of Madison Street to the west margin of Eighth Avenue, thence northerly along the west margin of Eighth Avenue to the south margin of Lenora Street, thence westerly along the south margin of Lenora Street to the west margin of Fifth Avenue.

Legal vehicles 30' long and longer may move with permit from 9 AM - 3 PM, and from 7 PM - 6 AM without permit. Curfews in effect 6 - 9 AM and 3 - 7 PM except Saturdays and Sundays.

Permit required for legal vehicles 30' long and longer on Saturdays but curfews not in effect.

Above restrictions are not in effect on Sundays.

Over-legal vehicles shall not move within the Downtown Traffic Control Zone between the hours of 6 AM and 7 PM.

Over-legal permit and/or validation number is required for movement within the zone between the hours of 7 PM and 6 AM.

Click here to download the application for the Traffic Control Zone permit.  If you have questions about the application or permit you may contact the Traffic Permits counter by emailing TrafficPermitsinfo@seattle.gov or call (206) 684-5086

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