Parklet or pocket park provides opportunities for people to create small but importantpublic spaces right in their own neighbourhoods. Parklet repurposes part ofthe street next to the sidewalk into a public space for people. It provides amenities likeseating, planting, bicycle parking, and art. Parklets encourages non-motorizedtransportation.
Technical specifications of parklets are well documented as design guides. These documents typically include:
Parklets can be easily built in areas along side with urban roads, often the shopping streets. Its location is generally offered by community organizations and neighbouring business comply with a permit of local government.
Parklets are tactical solutions and generally starts as special events or temporary use. They should meet maintenance and upkeep rules and comply with permit regulations and public access requirements. Therefore, a parklet can be removed any time if not fulfilled any of those procedures. Due to its public function parklet investments are sponsored and maintained by community organizations, neighbouring business and municipal organizations.