A permit is required for any work (excavation, repair, or maintenance) within a City of Monona public right-of-way. This includes curb and gutter, driveway aprons, sidewalks, and streets. A permit application must be made at least 2 business days prior to the start of the work. In addition, a signed and notarized affidavit of compliance is required for all contractors and subcontractors performing work under the permit. A permit fee is due upon issuance of the permit.
Right of Way Permit Fees
$40 per driveway opening
Staff review and inspection for single-parcel application (projects not related to utility boring, trenching, undergrounding, etc.)
Staff review and inspection for utility trenching, plowing, boring
$80 plus $0.80 per linear foot
Asphalt and concrete core hole
Bore in soil
Construction and placement of vault or other structure
Failure to obtain a permit or completion of non-authorized work
Penalty plus double fees
A Diggers Hotline locate request with premarking is required before starting any work in a City of Monona right-of-way. Diggers Hotline requests require a 3-day notice for fulfillment, so please plan your work accordingly.
All work must be completed within 60 days of the issuance of the permit. Upon completion of the work, a request for final inspection must be submitted to the Department of Public Works. The permit will be closed after the work is inspected and receives final approval by the Department.