Right of Way Permits

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Right of way – all public streets and property dedicated to public use for streets, together with public property reserved for public utilities, transmission lines and extensions, walkways, sidewalks, bikeways or equestrian trails. Learn more about right of way on our FAQ page.

Visit the Transportation department for additional information about right of way permits and development standards.

Explore our right of way permits:

  • Commercial Development
    For use of the right of way associated with commercial projects, multifamily development or plat infrastructure. These uses could include hauling, parking and staging, whether there is construction in the right of way or not. (TN)
  • Franchise Permit
    For use of the right of way for franchise utility work and those operating under an existing Right of Way Use Agreement. (TJ)
  • Government Projects
    This permit may be issued to any government agency or city department, or to a contractor working under a city contract for a capital or maintenance project. (TK)
  • Residential 
    Work in the right of way associated with existing single family home construction or major remodels, including installation of driveways, driveway re-construction or relocation, landscaping, fences and walls, and city water/sewer/storm connections. (TG)
  • Small Wireless Facility
    Issued for the co-location of small wireless facilities and related equipment on existing poles in the city's right of way under a Small Wireless Facility permit. (TJ)
  • Street Use Permit
    Uses of the right of way such as sidewalk cafes, street runs, non-motorized races, parades and processions, assemblies, block parties and street dances, parking, loading zones, annual trucking permits and over-sized loads, roadway, land or sidewalk work or closures that will not involve the physical disturbance of the right of way and is for applicants other than franchise utilities. (TE)


Permit Processing
for Permit and Fee Information
Business Hours
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays