Right-of-Way Use Permit


The City Right-of-Way is the area under, on, and above the roadways and sidewalks. The area usually extends 10 to 20 feet beyond the roadway pavement. The right-of-way may include the roadway, curb, gutter, sidewalks, vegetation, sewer/water/storm lines, telephone, power, and other utility infrastructure.

Right-of-Way Use Permit

The City requires a permit (and a bond under certain circumstances) for any activity that disrupts traffic, restricts access or modifies any infrastructure within the right-of-way, or for any private use of the public right-of-way including streets, on-street parking, and sidewalks.

  • Utility and construction work
  • Driveway/sidewalk replacement or modification
  • Tree trimming activities
  1. Permit Requirements
  2. Submittal Process

Required documents shall be named as shown in bold and submitted as a PDF:

  • Right-of-Way Use Permit Application - must be completed and signed
  • Site Plan - must be drawn to scale 
  • Traffic Control Plan (MUTCD, Part IV)
  • Any other associated documents

See Permit Application Submittal Requirements (PDF) for further information.

  1. Right-of-Way Permits

    Redmond City Hall
    15670 NE 85th Street
    Redmond, WA 98073