Apply to Work Within the Right-of-Way

man working in the right of way

Choose the type of permit you want by clicking on the tab below for:

  • Right-of-Way (ROW) permits without a land use case
  • ROW Permits with land use case

Permits without land use case

Step 1.Requirements 

  • The permit must be pulled through the Public Works Department.
  • Permits are required for construction and maintenance by utility companies or contractors working in the right-of-way.
  • Contractors must be licensed and bonded in the City of Centennial to obtain a Right-of-Way Permit.

Step 2.Additional Information

  • Permit applicability, fees, process, conditions and standards may be found in the Permit Regulations(PDF, 1000KB).
  • Applicant MUST review the Right-of-Way Permit Terms and Conditions, prior to submitting the application.

Step 3.Submit Your Application

All contractors performing work within the Right-of-Way MUST be licensed within the City of Centennial. Apply for a contractor license or call 303-754-3321.

  Complete an online application.

  Download and complete the application.(PDF, 1MB)

Step 4.Request an Inspection

Permits with land use case

Step 1.Requirements 

  • A Right-of-Way (ROW) permit is required for all construction within the City's ROW.
  • Applicants must submit these for City review and approval (if not already submitted with the land use case):
  1. ROW permit application
  2. Construction Documents
  3. Public Improvement Agreement
  • The applicant must also conform to the approved documents (CDs, etc.) as well as the appropriate Roadway Design and Construction Standards, GESC Manual and the City of Centennial Storm Water Management Manual.

Step 2.Additional Information

  • A ROW permit adjacent to or associated with a land use case is reviewed by the Community Development Department Engineering Division.
  • The Engineering Division also reviews ROW Permits for Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA), Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and installation of bus bench pads and shelters.
  • Once the steps above have been followed, a completed ROW permit application(PDF, 1MB) is submitted along with the appropriate fees.

Step 3.Inspection Information

To request an inspection call 303-754-3362.