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Excavation Permit within Fort Wayne (see MC 99.030-99.032)

Initial Contact: City Transportation Driveway Access or Sidewalk

Application Form:

ACA online application

Public Meeting:

Not Applicable


Fee is dependent on type of surface cut, size of cut, and age of pavement. Fort Wayne code MC 99.031(C) determines fees for excavation permits in Fort Wayne.

Telephone Number: 427-1172 or 427-6155

Issued To:

Utility companies, contractors, and/or individuals that need to excavate within the public right of way.


Applications can be submitted on-line at https://citizenaccess.acfw.net/citizenaccess or in person at 200 E Berry, Suite 210. Specific information, help text, and supplemental informational links are available as part of the online application. It is expected that the location to be excavated, the scope of work, and the purpose for the work will be clearly and accurately defined. Under most circumstances, restoration of the excavated area is to be complete within 30 days of the initial excavation, and it is required that the area disturbed will be restored to a like or better condition than existed prior to the excavation. Inspections are performed to insure adherence to standards. A permit bond is required.