Resources & FAQs

Play Streets SF focuses on combining the power of car-free streets with everyday resources from the community to make a welcoming and healthful place for families and neighbors to come together. 

What You Get

Hassle-free permit process for an unlimited number of Play Street sessions – one application and you’re ready to go!

Annual $100 application fee includes:

  • Automatic City-approved Liability Insurance
  • Access to City-approved barricades
  • 3 bin Recology cardboard receptacles
  • No parking and street closure signs

Free access to Livable City’s warehouse of play and safety equipment

Low-cost delivery services and vendor referrals from Livable City

Technical Support – In-person and phone consultations with the expert staff at Livable City who run Sunday Streets SF!


What type of play equipment do you have for loan?

You can view our general inventory here. Please note – inventory is first come first served.

How much does a Play Street permit cost?

There is a $100 flat rate fee for every Play Street Series application and permit. The number of sessions does not affect the price of the permit and each permit can be used for up to 12 months for an unlimited number of sessions once the Organizing Team has completed their pilot.

Play Streets SF Toolkit with downloadable worksheets, outreach templates, and programming ideas.