- Development & Transportation
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- Inspections & Permits
Inspections and Permits
The access permit is required for driveway connection to a county-maintained road. It is issued by the Planning and Zoning Division. Find the Access Permit Application Form under Driveways and Roadways on Planning and Zoning's New Homes and Accessory Dwellings page.
The grading permit is required for land disturbance activities that involve areas that are greater than or equal to one acre. It is issued by the Planning and Zoning Division. Transportation and Engineering inspectors will check the site for stormwater and erosion controls.
In special circumstances, the county may issue a License Agreement for private improvements in county right-of-way
License Agreement: Small Cell Tower
Jefferson County receives requests from companies to build small cell facilities in public right-of-way. License Agreements are required for installation.
Notice of Intent
The Notice of Intent is required for land disturbance activities that are greater than 5,000 square feet and less than one acre. It is issued by the Planning and Zoning Division. Transportation and Engineering inspectors will check the site for stormwater and erosion controls.
Permit for Dumpster, Roll-Off, Container Placement
This permit is required when placing a dumpster, roll-off or other container in public right-of-way (i.e. on the street).
Right-of-Way Use & Construction Permit
The Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permit (a.k.a. street cut) is required for work in county right-of-way or easements.
The Transport Permit is required for moving extra-legal (oversize / overweight load) vehicles through unincorporated Jefferson County.
Water & Sewer Lines
Waterlines and sewer lines within Jefferson County are the property of water and sanitation districts. See maps for district boundaries.