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Commercial & Residential Permits

Erosion Control and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans

All construction within the City limits must comply with the City’s stormwater ordinance.  For information regarding compliance with this ordinance, see the requirements for SWP3 and Erosion Control Plan Acceptance.

Right of Way Permits

For any construction in the City’s right-of-way, you must have a right of way permit.  In order to obtain a permit, a plan must be submitted to the City Engineer or Senior Planner for approval.  See the attached requirements for Obtaining a Right of Way Permit.

Permits are only issued to Bonded Contractors or property owners who are bonded.  Property owners may become bonded by filling out the attached Cement Contractor’s Bond.

Engineering Services issues the following permits:

  • Drive Approach

  • Curb and Gutter

  • Sidewalk

  • Handicap Ramp

To place concrete in the City’s right-of-way, you must have a permit. Permits are only issued to Bonded Contractors or property owners who are bonded.

Property owners may become bonded by filling out the attached Cement Contractors Bond.

The fees for these permits are as follows:

Permit Fees:

One (1) Drive Approach w/50' Curb & Gutter $75
Two (2) Drive Approaches on the same lot $75
Curb and Gutter Only (Up to 50') $75
Each Additional 50' Increment of Curb & Gutter
$35
Sidewalk (Up to 50') $75
Each Additional 50' Increments of Sidewalk
$35
Alley Permits (Every 50') $35
Handicap Ramp $35
Street Cut/Opening $50

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