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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.

Effective January 1, 2019 all right-of way street cut, street occupancy and ROW construction permits must be submitted online through E-Permits.

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Applicant Resources

  1. Parking Meter Requests — Applications to bag meters can be managed through the Online Meter Bagging Permit System.
  2. DOTI ROW Application Form (MS Excel) – Use this form to calculate permit costs and please include with all requests when submitting through E-Permits - How-To Directions.
  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 Inspection Area Map (PDF; updated November 2020) – Review this map to contact the assigned right-of-way inspector for questions about projects in their area.
  5. DOTI Standard Details – These are the City and Country of Denver Department of Transportation & Infrastructure's current standards and details.
  6. Denver Approved Concrete Mix - Quick List 2019 (PDF)
    For questions, please contact Dave Potter, 303-446-3421, 
  7. Denver Approved Asphalt Mix Design List 2019 (PDF)
  8. DOTI Street Moratorium List (PDF; updated February 2019) – This is a list of all roadways that currently have special repair requirements on them.

Traffic Control Plans

City Approved Plans — Links to PDF forms; right-click to download.

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 — weekly list of work currently taking place in Downtown Denver. 

2020 Downtown Coordination Meeting Schedule (PDF)

For Work in Cherry Creek North

Construction coordination meetings are held every other month.

Cherry Creek North Coordination Meeting Notes — list of work currently taking place 

Memos, Moratoriums, and Announcements


Permits available to apply and pay online:

  • Street Occupancy and construction in the right of way
  • Addressing
  • Street Furniture (TCR)
  • Vending Cart

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Register for an account, add your contractor's license, check permit status and pay fees online. Report any issues to

Rules and Regulations

Find  various documents related to right of way rules and regulations including street cuts and standard utility cross sections.

Event Closures

For street/alley closures related to special events (not construction), see the DOTI Special Event Permit Requirements »