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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Transportation and Engineering is open to the public by appointment only, and we are still offering virtual meetings. The safety and well-being of our visitors and employees is our first priority. Many staff are still working remotely to provide online and virtual services. Click the "Appointments" button below or call us at 303-271-8495 to schedule your appointment.

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You may continue conducting business with this office by email or telephone, 303-271-8495.

Applying for a Permit

Read the Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permits and License Agreements Policy (PDF).

To work within or use county right-of-way (for purposes other than placing temporary containers):

Complete, sign (names may be typed) and submit the application form (PDF), and any applicable backup documentation (e.g. traffic control plan) by email to Transportation and Engineering.

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).

Use the Jeffco Interactive Mapping Application (jMap) to determine if a location is within county right-of-way and measure roadway lengths with these instructions (PDF).

To place a dumpster, roll-off or other temporary container in county right-of-way:

Read the Temporary Container Placement Guidelines (PDF).

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).

Documents:

See Water and Sewer Lines page for water and sanitation district maps.