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CAM 2116 Site Plan Requirements

CAM 2118 Portable Storage Units

CAM 2111
Traffic Control Plan Submittal

Questions? Call SDOT Street Use Permits at 206-684-5253

CAM 2501: Sidewalk and Plaza Street-Food Vending

CAM 2507: Curb Space Food-Vehicle Zone Vending

CAM 2510: Temporary Curb Space Vending

Questions? Call the Public Space Permits team at 206-684-5267

The following is a list of Client Assistance Memos (CAM) organized by subject area. The CAMs should not be used as a substitute for the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) or Director's Rules. The applicant is responsible for complying with all SMC and rule requirements, whether or not described in a CAM. Visit our Codes, Rules & Tools page for reference links. The SMC can be accessed directly at:

If you have questions, please call the Street Use Counter at (206) 684-5253 or contact us at .

      General Information
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      Urban Forestry
      Other Street Uses
      Utility Permits

Client Assistance Memos

General Information

CAM 2102 Certificate of Liability Insurance

CAM 2105 What You Will Need to Apply for an Online Permit

CAM 2106 Right-of-Way Improvements Manual Website

CAM 2107 Holiday Construction Moratorium in Downtown Retail Core and Pioneer Square

CAM 2108 Single Use or Annual Vehicle? How To Determine Which Permit You Need.

CAM 2109 Permittee Responsibilities

CAM 2110  How to Plan, Document and Implement Pedestrian Mobility In and Around Work Zones

CAM 2111 Checklist for Traffic Control Plan Submittal

CAM 2114 Temporary No Parking Signs and Easels

CAM 2115 Calculating Areas and Fees for Temporary Use of the Right-of-Way

CAM 2116 Site Plan Requirements for Construction Use Permits

CAM 2118 Moving/Storage Containers and Residential Dumpsters


Construction and Street Improvements

CAM 2200 SDOT Street Improvement Permitting (SIP) Process

CAM 2201 90% Complete Street Improvement Plan Requirements

CAM 2203 Dedication of Right-of-Way or Easement

CAM 2204 Curb Cut/Driveway-Clearance to Vertical Objects

CAM 2206 Interdepartmental Permit Coordination for New Construction Projects

CAM 2207 Skybridge Permitting Process

CAM 2208 Sidewalk Maintenance and Repair

CAM 2209 Permitting Requirements for Street Improvements

CAM 2211 SDOT Street Improvement Permitting (SIP) Design Guidance

CAM 2212 Base Map and Survey Requirements for Street Improvement Plans (SIP)

CAM 2213 60% Street Improvement Plan (SIP) Approval Process

CAM 2214 90% Street Improvement Plan (SIP) Intake Appointment and 90% Complete SIP Acceptance Processes

CAM 2216 Street Improvement Permitting (SIP) Pre-Construction Process

CAM 2217 SDOT Street Improvement Permitting (SIP) Inspections

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Urban Forestry

CAM 2300 Street Tree Planting Procedures

CAM 2301 Guidelines for Affixing Decorative Lighting

CAM 2302 Tree Pruning or Removal Permits

CAM 2303 Tree Service Companies with an Annual Equipment Permit

CAM 2304 Planting Strip Paving & Tree Planting Rules

CAM 2305 Gardening in Planting Strips

CAM 2306 SDOT Green Factor Right-of-Way Permit

CAM 2307 Public Notice Posting for Street Trees

CAM 2308 Voluntary Curbside Rain Gardens

CAM 2309 Voluntary Curbside Bioretention


Other Street Uses

CAM 2500 Street Use Permits for Special Activities

CAM 2501 Sidewalk and Plaza Street-Food Vending

CAM 2502 Neighborhood Block Party Permits

CAM 2503 Sidewalk Cafe Permits

CAM 2504 Festival Streets

CAM 2505 Traffic Signal Control Box Artwork Permit

CAM 2506 Painting the Intersection in your Neighborhood

CAM 2507 Curb Space Food-Vehicle Zone Vending

CAM 2508 Stadium and Event Center Vending

CAM 2509 Mobile Food Vending Permits

CAM 2510 Temporary Curb Space Vending

Utility Permits

CAM 2600 Street Use Utility Permitting Requirements

CAM 2601 Pavement Restoration for Utility Service Connections

CAM 2602 Becoming a Registered Pavement Restoration Contractor

Term Permits

CAM 2701 Term Permit Fee Methodology

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