Transportation Innovation Zone Permit

What is a OMI Permit? 

You have a great new idea and the City of Detroit Office of Mobility Innovation is eager to help you safely test it in the real-world. Let’s get to work! This page is designed to help anyone interested in bringing an innovative mobility solution to Detroit understand how to take advantage of our Transportation Innovation Zone (TIZ) by understanding what the TIZ means for permitting and piloting your project.


Our process was approved January 2023; see how it works below!


TIZ Process diagram



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