What specific permit is required for construction activities within the county right-of-way?
For construction activities within the county right-of-way, you will need one of the following:
If you are going to be installing, performing maintenance on, or repairing any public or private utility located within the La Plata County Right of Way, you will need to obtain a Utility Permit. You should apply for the permit at least 14 working days prior to the expected start date of your project. You may be required to submit a Traffic Control Plan prepared by a certified Traffic Control Supervisor as well as a set of plans for your project.
If you are planning a home improvement, planting a tree, digging a fence CALL 811 BEFORE YOU DIG. Have your underground utility lines marked for free and prevent undesired consequences.
Construction Permit (Access permit)
An access permit is required whenever a new access is proposed, an existing access is upgraded, or a change in use of an existing access (i.e., changing a field access to a residential access, etc.) is requested. Acquisition of the permit is required before any work is done to allow access to the property.