CULCOP is a monthly meeting chaired by the Department of Public Works. Its members include a representative from each City Agency and utility company who performs excavation work within the public right of way Admin. Code 5.63a
. CULCOP members are committed to coordinating street excavation, utility work, paving and other construction projects in the public right of way in order to minimize the impact of construction on our streets and in our neighborhoods. Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month. Agendas and Minutes
. The public is welcome to attend.
CULCOP meetings and discussions center on coordinating upcoming planned projects by utilizing the following tools:
A. Utility and Paving Five-year Plan Maps and Reports
DPW has a Utility Excavation and Paving 5 Year Plan data system (Requires Password) that is used by City Agencies and Utility Companies to coordinate major projects. You can view information for the 5 year plan below. Please Note: These reports and maps are for planning purposes only and are subject to change without notice.
Streets Under Moratorium
Five-Year Plan Map - Updates Daily
B. Notice of Intent (NOI) letters:
CULCOP members discuss Notice of Intent (NOI) letters that are used to notify utilities and city agencies of upcoming projects for planning and coordination. Download the current list to create your own mailing labels: Notice of Intent Distribution List.
City Agencies regularly provide presentations for upcoming planned major capital projects. CLICK HERE to see information about recent projects presented at CULCOP.
Article 2.4 Public Works Code (Excavation Code) and DPW Order 178,940 regulate construction and paving on our streets. CULCOP utilizes the Code and DPW Guidelines for discussion purposes to ensure that the roadways are safe and properly restored.
Restoration Requirements (ppt)
Requirements for Restoring Unaccepted Streets
Active Permits in the Public Right of Way - Check out this easy-to-use database to find information about all the active permits by street.
For additional information contact:
The Department of Public Works
Bureau of Street Use and Mapping
1155 Market Street, 3rd Floor (Map)
San Francisco, CA 94103