Right-of-Way Permits

The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) issues and enforces permits for distruptions, occupancy, and construction in the public Right-of-Way of the City of Pittsburgh.


Procedures Manual (PDF)

Please check our procedures manual for work conducted in the right-of-way to determine the appropriate permits you may need issued by the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.


The DOMI Permit Office

Our Permit Office is located at 611 Second Avenue (Google Maps), underneath the Liberty Bridge. All permits must be submited at this office. For permit fees we accept credit cards, checks, and money orders.

611 Second Avenue
Monday through Friday
7:00 AM to 3:00 PM



City of Pittsburgh residents, whether you are a long time resident doing some renovation work or a new transplant looking to park a moving pod or truck, in order to reserve on street parking space you will need to apply for a Dumpster Permit. For more information please see our webpage:

Dumpster Permit

While commonly refered to as the Dumpster Permit it is actually required for a number of disruptions to on street parking spaces including the following:

  • Moving Pods
  • Barricades
  • Equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Construction Material Storage

Dumpster Permit

This permit is needed for temporary reservation and occupanct of on street parking space, such as a dumpster, material delivery, equipment storage, scafolding, and anything else that may disrupt on street parking space.

Traffic Obstruction Permit

Street Opening Permit

Street Address Assignment

Encroachment Permit

New City Street

Street Vacation Permit


Small Cell Standards


If you do not see the permit you are looking for it may be issued by a different City Department, here are some other locations to check:



This new online app has been designed to, true to its name, be the one stop shop for all permits issued by the City by 2020. Over the course of 2019 permits will be added according to their timeline.

Click here to learn more about One Stop PGH and see their timeline for adding more permits.


The Department of Permits and Licenses (PLI) issues many different permits, some of which are already on OneStopPGH.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) issues permits inlcuding park shelter and sports field reservations.

The Department of City Planning (DCP) oversees zoning and development reviews, also check their helpful process guides for more information.