• Franchise Utility Right of Way Permit

    This permit may be issued for use of the right of way for franchise utility work and those operating under an existing Right of Way Use Agreement. (TJ)

    CALL (1-800-424-5555) 48 hours before you dig. “It’s the law.” RCW 19.122

    Apply for this permit online at MyBuildingPermit. When entering your Application Information, choose the following:

    1. Application type: Right-of-Way
    2. Project type: Franchise Utility
    3. Activity type: Franchise Utility Work
    4. Scope of work: Disturbance of Surface or No Disturbance of Surface or Temporary Traffic Control Only

    Reference the Franchise Utility Submittal Requirements document for complete information on what is required for issuance of this permit. Links to document resources are found below.

    Required Documents

    The documents listed below are the minimum necessary to proceed with the application process. If you believe that a required submittal document does not apply to your project, please upload the Document Waiver Form in place of the required document. 

    Additional Items

    These items may be required during plan review, as determined by the scope of your project.

    • Letter of Authorization
    • Olympic Pipeline Notification
    • Seattle Public Utilities Approval

    Fees and Timelines