When is a grading permit required?

An application for a grading permit shall be submitted prior to beginning construction activities of any type, including clearing, leveling activities, and resurfacing or repairing a parking lot for any construction site for which grading activities at the site will disturb in total four-hundred-fifty (450) or more square feet of land surface area. View General Grading Permit Information (PDF) to learn more.

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1. Who is responsible for maintaining sidewalk and driveways?
2. When is a grading permit required?
3. Do I need a permit to cut down a tree?
4. Is slit fence required for all construction sites?
5. What are the requirements for storm sewer materials?
6. What size culvert do I need for a driveway that will be installed?
7. Who handles a complaint about high grass on a property or excessive amount of trash?
8. How do I schedule an inspection for my driveway permit or grading permit?
9. At what point does a contractor need to schedule a grading inspection?
10. At what point does a contractor need to schedule a driveway inspection?
11. What permit is required for a lane closure, barricades in the street, or a street cut?
12. My ditch needs to be cleaned out or 'mopped out'?
13. My sewer is backing up. What should I do?
14. Can you install a stop sign to slow down traffic?
15. Can a "Slow - Children at Play" sign be installed?
16. How do I report a streetlight that is out, or request a new light to be installed?
17. Is a permit needed to install a fence?
18. What is the process to install Fiber Optic Cables in the public right-of-way and City easements?
19. What is a road diet?