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The Committee for Utility Liaison on Construction and Other Projects

DPW Order 183621 - Trench Restoration Order - Rules and regulations that would be implemented in the case of a catastrophic emergency within the City and County of San Francisco.

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 third 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.  Envista:

DPW has a data mapping system known as Envista that is used by City Agencies and Utility Companies to coordinate major projects.  Please Note:  These reports and maps are for planning purposes only and are subject to change.

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.

C.  Presentations:

City Agencies regularly provide presentations for upcoming planned major capital projects.  CLICK HERE to see information about recent projects presented at CULCOP.

Additional Information:

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.

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
(415) 554-5810


Last updated: 5/20/2015 3:29:46 PM