A Street Cut Permit allows the holder to construct, obstruct in that part of the Right of Way described in such permit and to hinder free and open passage over the specified portion of the Right of Way by placing facilities described therein to the extent and for the duration specified therein.

The Engineering Division may impose reasonable conditions upon the issuance of the Permit and the performance of the Applicant there under in order to protect the public health, safety and welfare, to insure the structural integrity of the Right of Way, to protect the property and safety of other users of the Right of Way, and to minimize the disruption and inconvenience to the traveling public, including notification to property owners.

The work to be done under the permit, and the Restoration of the Right of Way as required here, must be completed within the dates specified in the permit. The Permittee must restore the general area of the work, including all disturbed Landscaping materials and the permitted area, including the paving and its foundation, per the City of Huntsville Standard Specifications for Construction of Public Improvements, 1991 Edition. The Permittee is solely responsible for maintaining the area until restoration to the street is completed.

No person may construct or obstruct any Rights of Way without first having obtained one or both of the following Right of Way Permits from the Engineering Division of the City of Huntsville, Alabama. If you have questions regarding the permit process, you may call City of Huntsville Engineering Division at (256) 427-5300.


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    305 Fountain Circle

    Huntsville, AL 35801

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