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Permits, Licenses & Inspections
Required for Excavations on City Right-of-Ways
After the Engineering Division has the contractor's Excavator's Bond on file, the contractor may obtain a permit to allow excavations on City right-of-ways.
Application for Permit
Contact the Public Works Department to obtain an application.
The contractor shall be properly bonded with the City's Public Works Department.
Fill out the proper permit application listing the location, purpose of the excavation, contractor performing the work, and the property owner.
Pay a permitting fee of $80 per location. Directional boring fees are $80 per 300 feet or fraction thereof.
Building Permit - Commerical
Building Permit - Residential
Utility Turn On Permit