Right of Way Permitting Section

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Please click this link to access the City of Tampa Online Permitting System to apply for Right-of-Way Permits.

All installation(s), 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 or street closures will require a maintenance of traffic plan to be submitted with the right-of-way permit application.
  • 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 NOTE:   The right-of-way permit review and approval process takes approximately twelve (12) to fifteen (15) business days.  

For general correspondence & questions, please call: (813) 274-3100, Option 5.  Please see the following for the right-of-way permit fee schedule:  Right-of-Way Permit Fee Schedule

RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITTING SECTION - CONTACT INFORMATION:

Development Services Center - Tampa's "One-Stop Shop"
Right-of-Way Permitting Section (Planning & Urban Design Division)
1400 North Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Tampa, Florida 33607
Office:  (813) 274-3100, Option 5
Fax:  (813) 259-1712