Right-of-Way Permit

An approved Right-of-Way Permit is required for anyone looking to do work in or occupy the city’s rights-of-way.  (Chapter 105 of City Code of Ordinances)

Items requiring a permit include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Storage containers (PODS)
  • Roll offs
  • Dumpsters
  • Repair to or installation of new water lines, sanitary lines, fiber optic, storm sewer pipe, etc.
  • New work on or repairs done to existing concrete sidewalk, curb, gutter or other concrete items within the City right-of-way

Roll offs/dumpsters or storage containers

  • Company must provide proof of a valid Contractor License from the Planning & Building Department (303-661-1270)
  • Company must complete all sections of Right-Of-Way Permit and submit to Public Works Department
  • Company must provide proof of a $5,000 Street-Cut Bond (Original to be submitted to Finance Department)
  • Include accurate drawing of proposed placement of item
  • Permits can be emailed directly to Public Works using the ROW Permits email address.
  • Permits can be paid for over the phone by calling the Finance Department at:  303-665-5588 Option 5 (Utility Billing)

Contractor requirements

  • Contractor must provide proof of a valid Contractor License from the Planning & Building Department (303-661-1270)
  • Contractor must complete all sections of Right-of-Way Permit
  • Contractor must provide proof of a $5,000 Street-Cut Bond (Original to be submitted to Finance Department)
  • Include a Traffic Control Plan signed by a Certified Traffic Control Supervisor
  • All sub-contractors working on the project must be listed on the permit and also hold a valid City of Lafayette Contractor License and provide proof of a valid $5,000 Street-Cut Bond
  • Permits can be emailed directly to Public Works using the ROW Permits email address.
  • Permits can be paid for over the phone by calling the Finance Department at:  303-665-5588 Option 5 (Utility Billing)