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For excavation work in the City Right-of-Way including, but not limited to, Soil Boring, Monitoring Well Excavation, Potholing, or UGS Tank Excavation
Application Excavation (X-Permit)Download
Excavation (X) Permit: Contractors with either Class C-42, C-57 or A license may apply for this permit. If the excavation affects pedestrian traffic, vehicle traffic, and/or bicycle lanes; an approved Traffic Control Plan IS REQUIRED. If the excavation affects any parking space, an Obstruction permit IS REQUIED. For more information, please see the FAQs and Informational Flow Charts in the application link above.
DOT Permit Counter Hours
Monday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Tuesday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Thursday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Friday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
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