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Right of Way Street Occupancy

See below for information on the short-term use of the City’s Right-of-Way (ROW) by applicants through the issuance of various permits. If you are inquiring about permit(s) for private property, please contact the Denver Building Department.

Applicant Resources

  1. Public Works ROW Permit Request Form - 2016 (MS Excel) – Please complete this form and submit it with your traffic control plan(s).
  2. Parking Meter Requests — Applications to bag meters can now be managed through the Online Meter Bagging Permit System.
    Applicants can also refer to the Parking Meter Request Form (MS Excel)
    If parking meters are to be used with the ROW Street occupancy permit, please submit them together.
  3. Special Event Calendar – This is a calendar of events in Denver's public right-of-way. Check to see if your request may conflict with an event.
  4. Construction Inspector Area Map (PDF; updated June 2017) – Review this map to contact the assigned right-of-way inspector for questions about projects in their area.
  5. PW Standard Details – These are the City and Country of Denver Public Works' current standards and details.
  6. PW Street Moratorium List (PDF; updated July 2017) – This is a list of all roadways that currently have special repair requirements on them.
  7. Traffic Control Plans – These are City Approved Plans that can only be used on residential roadways. 
    Residential – Alley Closure
    Residential – Intersection Closure
    Residential – One Lane Flagger Closure
    Residential – Parking Lane Closure
    Residential – Full Road Closure
    Residential – Sidewalk Closure

For Work in Central Business District (Downtown Denver)

You must attend a bi-weekly meeting and coordinate your closure with other contractors.

Downtown Coordination Meeting Notes (PDF) — weekly list of work currently taking place in Downtown Denver.
(Updated 8-9-17)

2017 Downtown Coordination Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Memos, Moratoriums, and Announcements