Application to Work in Road Right of Way

Application to Work in the Road Right of Way

The Road Commission for Oakland County has two options to submit a permit application for work in the road right of way.  This application process covers:

  • Annual
  • Approach/private road access
  • Cable television
  • Community event
  • Landscaping/grading
  • Pathway/sidewalk
  • Public utility (electric, gas and telephone)
  • Sanitary/storm sewers
  • Sign/subdivision entrance marker
  • Soil boring/monitoring well
  • Watermain

For application choices (fillable PDF):  CLICK HERE

  • Applications should be submitted electronically to, along with plans depicting the proposed work.
  • ***For file sizes greater than 10 MB, provide a link to download the files rather than an attachment. 

  • Check/cash (in person or by US Mail; please reference the job location so the fee can be correctly applied).
  • Credit Card (in person or over the phone, additional fees apply).

Process for Electronic Payments/ACH or Wire Instructions:

To set up on-line payments, please fill out the attached document and follow instructions for submission:  CLICK HERE