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Do I need a permit for driveway improvements or relocation?
A permit is required for driveway improvements located within the public right-of- way and for driveway relocations.  For further questions regarding driveway permits you can call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

How can I request a stop sign or traffic signal be installed?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

How can I request for a crosswalk to be installed?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

How can I request for a sign and/or pavement markings to be installed on my street or within my neighborhood?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

How can I request for a street light to be installed?
You can submit an online request, or call the Streetlight Hotline at 760-435-5122.

How can I request traffic calming?
The City of Oceanside Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program  outlines the process for the use and installation of traffic calming devices. To inquire or initiate the process you can submit an Online Request  or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

How do I get a “Children at Play” sign installed on my street?
The City does not allow the installation of “Children at Play” signs in the public right-of-way.

How do I get a pot hole filled on my street?
You can submit an online request, or call the Pot Hole Request Line at 760-435-4500.


How do I report a malfunctioning traffic signal or street light?
You can submit an online request, or call the the Street light Hotline at 760-435-5122.

What do I do if a vehicle is blocking my driveway?
You can contact the Parking Enforcement Office at 760-435-5195 or 760-435-3890.

When do I need to have a barrier company or a licensed engineer stamp a Traffic Control Plan?
If the work involves a lane closure and is located on an arterial street.  For further questions and clarification you can call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

When do I need to submit a Right of Way Permit and/or Traffic Control Plan?
In general, if you have any work that is in the public right-of-way.  For further questions regarding the use of a right of way permit and/or traffic control plan you can call Development Services at 760-435-5097.

Who can I contact about traffic safety issues?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

Who can I contact about traffic signal timing issues?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

Who can I contact to request painting curbs?
You can submit an online request, or call the Engineering Transportation Section at 760-435-5097.

Who do I contact to report a street sign that is knocked down or missing?
You can submit an online request, or call the Public Works Help Line at 760-435-4500.

Who do I contact to trim trees away from traffic signs, signals, and/or from obstructing line of site?
You can submit an online request, or call the Public Works Help Line at 760-435-4500.