Right-Of-Way Work Permit

Right of Way Permit Information

If you are going to upgrade utilities or work in the city-owned right of way, we need to know about it!
Before you start your project, look over the permit application and conditions of permit in entirety (link below).
The following requirements must be submitted before a Right of Way Permit is issued:
  • A $15,000 permit bond with the CIty of Gunnison listed as the obligee. 
  • Proof of insurance in the amount of $150,000/$600,000 public liability with the City of Gunnison named as the additionally insured party.
  • A Subsurface Engineering (SUE) Plan If underground boring will be used under the permit.
  • A traffic plan if road closures are expected due to the work.
  • A sketch or map of proposed work site. 
  • A completed permit application (please see below for link).
  • Permit fee (please see permit application for instructions on how to calculate).
You can email the required documents to us at: ROWPermit@gunnisonco.gov
Please call Lisa Starkebaum if you have questions. 970-641-8341.

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Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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