Permits and Documents

Recent Permits

  • November 5, 2015

    Temporary Construction Access Permit

    Apply for a Temporary Construction Access Permit

  • November 5, 2015

    Stormwater Control Permit

    Apply for a Stormwater Control Permit

  • November 5, 2015

    Special Events

    Permit specifically for larger events such as parades, road races, or walkathons.

  • November 5, 2015

    Parks and Public Areas

    Permit for any non-athletic type of event in City Parks or Public Areas

  • November 5, 2015

    Discharge and Dewatering Permit

    This permit regulates discharges to the municipal stormwater or wastewater system from dewatering or pumping activities, changes in discharge from existing connections, and the discharge of fats, oils, and grease.

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Recent Documents

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