The Department of Public Service Right-of-Way Permit Section is located on the first floor of the Michael B. Coleman Government Center, 111 N. Front St. In-person customer
service has resumed Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Right-of-Way Permits may be obtained by applying online through the city’s on-line permitting portal at https://portal.columbus.gov/permits.
The following links provide access to details on the City’s Rights-of-Way, its permit types, and the application requirements associated with each.
What is Public Right of Way?
Permission from the Columbus Department of Public Service is required to occupy and/or work within the city’s public right of way
903 Right-of-Way Excavation Permit
903 Right-of-Way Excavation Permit – With Small Cell Antenna Installation
903 Right-of-Way Occupancy Permit (construction related)
905 New or Replacement Sidewalk & Driveway Approach Construction Permit
906 Right-of-Way Occupancy Permit (non-construction related)
922 Temporary Commercial Zone Permit
Special Hauling Permit
904 Sidewalk Dining Permit
On-Street Loading Zone Permit
On-Street Valet Parking Permit
Residential Parking Permit
To find out if the proposed work is within the City of Columbus