The City funds annually a program of new sidewalk construction. The annual funding amounts to $680,000. The criteria considered for successful competition for these funds include:
The City also funds approximately $600,000 annually for the repair and replacement of existing sidewalks. The criteria considered for successful competition for these funds include:
Requests for new sidewalks may be relayed by using the Customer Service Center or directly to the department at (813) 274-8303. Sidewalk repairs can also be requested through the Customer Service Center.
Section 22-103, of the City of Tampa Code, allows for residential and commercial developments to pay an in-lieu fee, instead of placing a sidewalk, if it is deemed impractical. The sidewalk in-lieu fee application has to be submitted to determine if the proposed sidewalk location is impractical.