Doing Business with LADOT

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation strives to make doing business with our department as simple and seamless as possible. Here, you can find opportunities to contract, work with the department on a new development project, or request no parking signs and street closures. 

If we can do anything to improve the way that you do business with LADOT, do not hesitate to contact us.

Technical Reference Library

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Development Review
LADOT’s commitment to Transportation-related Development Review processes
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The LADOT Development Review section includes three geographically focused offices (Metro, Valley, and West Los Angeles) providing several services, including building permit review and sign-off, site plan and driveway plan review, project condition clearance, site access and circulation consultation, transportation specific plan compliance, investigation of street vacation requests, and the review of transportation assessments and environmental impact reports that typically involve the design and evaluation of transportation mitigations.

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Traffic Engineering Design Plans
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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation supervises the review of all temporary street, lane, and sidewalk closures. Traffic Engineering Design Plans differ based on if they are required to be less or more than 72 hours.

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Plan Review Checklists

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Contractual Opportunities with LADOT
Work with LADOT
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With 52 business lines, LADOT keeps Los Angeles moving. Requests for Proposals and other contractual opportunities will be posted here. You can also check out the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network for contractual opportunities citywide at

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Traffic Counts
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LADOT's Traffic Surveys Section collects, coordinates, and maintains various traffic counts and surveys. Traffic counts provide critical information to support various engineering and planning studies. Below describes the types of traffic counts regularly performed and coordinated by LADOT. 

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LADOT Permits
Business permits for operating for-hire and private mobility
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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is responsible for regulating dockless mobility, taxicabs, ambulances, and other vehicles-for-hire.

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You can easily pay environmental, development, and temporary no parking sign fees online.

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