This application should take 15-20 minutes to complete.
Artistic and non-standard bike racks
Artistic bike racks can be an innovative and aesthetic addition in front of a business while simultaneously providing a place for visitors to park a bicycle or scooter. Businesses may request to install one by applying for an encroachment permit and confirming the design meets the City's design and placement requirements.
The proposed rack must meet design requirements and spacing guidelines. Please review the document below. I
Apply for an Encroachment Permit
An encroachment is a privately owned structure or infrastructure that is placed within the public right-of-way such as a bike rack or bench. The public right-of-way is essentially the streets and sidewalks that are owned by government agencies. In order to place a custom bike rack on the sidewalk, you will need to apply for this permit.