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A list of permits sortable by City department is available below--click to learn how to apply and obtain a permit.

Right of Way Permits

Visit Public Works' Right of Way Permits page for information on right of way permits.

Work done in the public right of way requires a permit and Public Works inspection:

  • Street excavation - curb & gutter, driveway, sewer, street pavement, utility service connection, water
  • Miscellaneous use - crane, material storage/drop-off, parking meter, roll-off bin, scaffolding, staging, street/lane closure, temporary fence

Click here and follow the instructions to apply for a Right of Way Permit while City Hall is closed to the public.

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