Permit for Work and Containers in County Right-of-Way
Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permit
This permit is required for work in county right-of-way or easements. It is also required when placing a dumpster, roll-off or other container in public right-of-way.
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You may continue conducting business with this office by email or telephone, 303-271-8495.
Applying for a Permit
To work within or use county right-of-way (for purposes other than placing temporary containers):
Please allow 48 hours for review of the application. Applicants will be contacted by email when the permit is ready to be paid. Jefferson County may request a job-specific bond depending on the type of work being completed (see Section G. of the policy). After all required documentation has been received, the county can accept credit card payments for permits over the phone (303-271-8495).
To place a dumpster, roll-off or other temporary container in county right-of-way:
Complete and submit the online permit application form.
Please allow 48 hours for review of the application. Applicants will be contacted by email when the permit is ready to be paid. Each permit costs $50.00 plus an additional 2.5% when paying by credit card. The county can accept credit card payments for permits over the phone (303-271-8495).
- Read Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permits and License Agreements Policy (PDF)
- Read Temporary Container Placement Guidelines (PDF)
- Apply for Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permit (PDF)
- See Sample Traffic Control Plans (PDF)
See Water and Sewer Lines page for water and sanitation district maps.