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