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Right of Way Permit online application

Complete the Online Right-of-Way Permit Application below and submit plans, drawings, schedule of work, and in the case of telecommunications facilities or equipment, a completed registration as required by section 106-5 of the Telecommunications Code.  

Application must include a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming the City of Rochester as additional insured (Document not required if already on file with the City Permit Office).  Upon review and approval of the application, the applicant will receive an email from the Permit Office containing the applicable Permit fee and acceptable methods of payment, before issuance of the permit.     

Download Permit Application Submission Guidelines for a complete list of required documents, or refer to the Rules and Regulations for Work in the Right-of-Way Section 7, “Permit Applications” for additional information. To learn more, visit the Street and Sidewalk Right-of-Way Permits web page here.



Contact the Department of Environmental Services' Permit Office by phone at 585-428-6848 or by email