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Permit to Cut within Allen County Right-of-Way/Road Cut (outside of Fort Wayne)

Initial Contact: County Highway Driveway Access or Sidewalk

Application Form:

Application for Permit to Cut into an Allen County Road

Public Meeting:

Not applicable


Fee is dependent on number of cuts, types of surface cut, size of cuts, and age of pavement—see the application for more information.

Telephone Number: 260-449-7369

Issued To:

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


An application can be downloaded here and filed in person at 200 E Berry, Suite 280. 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.