Any excavating within the County right-of-way requires an excavation permit from the Engineering Division.
To work within the County right-of-way it is required by Ordinance that the excavator have on file with the Engineering Division a excavation bond guaranteeing the job site for three years from date of completion of the job and a certificate of insurance indemnifying Salt Lake County.
Download Permit Application
Download Bond Form
To allow for scheduling, 48 hour notice is required before the commencement of work within the County right-of-way. To work within the right-of-way of Salt Lake County the minimum bond amount is $10,000.00, guaranteeing the job site for three years from date of completion. Salt Lake County must be listed as an additional insured on the contractors liability insurance minimum limits are $1,000,000.00.
Temporary traffic control must be in accordance with the MUTCD, approved by the Traffic Engineer or Excavation Inspector before commencement of work.
Full road closure is generally not allowed; when necessary, 72 hours notice is required and the Traffic Engineer must approve the traffic control plan. Barricade plans should be sent to Michelle McCabe at MMccabe@slco.org