There are two ways to submit a permit application. Option 1: Online Form. Please click the link below for the desired right-of-way permit to begin completing the online application. Option 2: Email or Drop off a Printed PDF. Please use permit application pdf linked below.  You can either e-mail the completed PDF to or drop off the permit (with payment) to our office at 555 N. Zeeb Road.

As of March 13, 2020, WCRC will also temporarily allow electronic submittals of plans during the permit process. Email plan submittals to Still have questions? Call the Permits Office at (734) 327-6642.

Commercial ROW Permit

Fillable Permit Application Form               Permit Application PDF 

Work examples: Commercial Driveway, Farm Field Driveway, Temporary Construction Driveway, Private Road, Public Road, & Upgrade Existing.

Residential Driveway Permit

Fillable Permit Application Form               Residential Permit Application PDF

Work examples: New Residential Driveway with Curb & Gutter, New Residential Driveway with Shoulder/Ditch, Shared Residential Driveway, & Upgrade Existing

Utility ROW Permit

Fillable Utility Permit Application Form               Utility Permit Application PDF

Annual Blanket Util. Maint./Surveying Permit PDF

Work examples: Overhead Utility, Underground Utility, Sanitary Sewer, Water Main, Storm Water, & Service Connections

Misc. ROW Permit

Fillable Misc. Permit Application Form               Misc. Permit Application PDF

Examples: Grading, Drainage, Soil Borings, Survey, Road Closure/Parade, Maintenance of Traffic, Monitoring Well, Landscaping, Tree Removal or Installation, & Winter Maintenance