All private construction and/or maintenance activities, which take place within the City of Tampa rights-of-way are subject to oversight by the City. This is accomplished via a permit application and review process. The most commonly requested permits fall into the following categories:
- Special events (e.g., parades, block parties, carnivals, road festivals, etc.), which are to be held in whole or in part on City streets and rights-of-way, are regulated by way of a permit process.
- Sidewalk and driveway construction/repair, which takes place within City rights-of-way, is regulated by a permit process in order to ensure optimal user safety.
- Utility construction and maintenance activities are also regulated by permit.
Please click the following link to access the City of Tampa right-of-way permit: right-of-way_use_permit_form_2015.pdf (fillable form). You may submit the permit via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sidewalk or street closures will require a maintenance of traffic plan to be submitted with the right-of-way permit application. The right-of-way permit review and approval process takes approximately fifteen (15) business days. Please see the following for the right-of-way permit fee schedule: Right-of-Way Permit Fee Schedule.
The contact information for the Right-of-Way Permitting Staff is as follows: