Road Opening Permit

Road Opening
driveway apron

Road Opening Permits

A road opening permit from the Department of Public Works & Engineering is necessary to perform any of the following excavation work:

  • Dig up, break, excavate, tunnel, undermine, or in any manner, break up any street;
  • Any excavation in or under the surface of any street for any purpose;
  • Place, deposit or leave upon any street any earth or other excavated material.
  • Obstructing or tending to interfere with the free use of the street;
  • Dig up, break, excavate or undermine or in any way affect any other public improvement within a public right-of-way. This includes common work such as driveway widening, curb replacement, or driveway apron replacement.

For more information regarding Road Opening Permits, please contact Patrick O'Brien via email or at 732-615-2214.