Residential & Commercial Permits

This is your one-stop-shop for how-to answers, permit forms, instructions and specifications. Choose from the permits or forms below. For each, there is a short introduction and directions page and then the form itself.

We hope this will make the permit process more efficient and convenient for the people of Oakland County as you correspond with the Department of Customer Services/Permits. We welcome your comments. You can email them to us as well.
Road Grader

Permit Services

RCOC provides a variety of permit-related services to the motoring public, including:
  • Coordination of Private/Public Projects
  • State/Federal Compliance Requirements
  • Adopt-A-Road
  • Plan Review
  • Oversized Routing
  • Issuing Permits
For permits-related questions, the Department of Customer Services - Permits can be reached at 248-858-4835 or via email. For environmental-related questions, the Planning and Environmental Concerns Department can be reached at 248-645-2000.

View the application fees (PDF).

ADA Compliance

The Road Commission supports and is in compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to roads and pedestrian facilities. For further information about RCOC's ADA compliance, contact the agency's ADA Coordinator, Scott Sintkowski, PE, Permits Engineer, 2420 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328.

Here's the RCOC ADA Transition Plan (PDF).