The DOTD Right-of Way Permit Unit is responsible for regulating the location, design, methods for installing, adjusting, accommodating, and maintenance of non-DOTD facilities such as driveways and utilities on highway right-of-way. The types of permits issued include: Project, Residential and Commercial Driveway, Vegetation Enhancement, Vegetation Maintenance, Traffic Signal, Traffic Control Device, Geophysical, Movable Property, Mailbox, Wireless, and Fiber-Optic. Additionally, the Right-of-Way Permit Unit is responsible for negotiating joint use agreements for use of DOTD right-of-way.
All completed permit applications must be submitted to the District Right-of-Way Permit Specialist responsible for the Parish in which the work will take place. If the permit application includes more than one District, a separate permit must be prepared for each affected District. Be sure to attach to the permit application all additional documentation such as drawings. Any questions regarding the requirements for completing the forms listed on this web page should be directed to the appropriate District Right-of-Way Permit Specialist.
Applicant must submit entire permit application form including rules and regulations in order to be processed.
Right-of-Way Permit Index
| Automatic License Plate Camera Permit
| Fiber Optic Permit
||For parallel controlled access only
| Geophysical Permit
| Mailbox Permit
|New, relocated or redesigned mailboxes
| Moveable Property Permit
||Movement of large objects across highways
| Project Permit
Railroad Grade Supplement
|For use with Facilities (not for utilities), Turn Lanes and/or Median Breaks. Check with District Permit Specialist
| Seasonal Hay Harvesting
Applications are accepted between January 2nd and May 1st.
| Temporary Occupancy Permit
||Temporary Storage, etc…..
This permit should not be used for Temporary Access Connections.
| Utility Permit
Bridge Attachment Supplement
Pipe Data Sheet REV 01-17
Certification for Permit Lighting Supplement
|Utility installations (water, sewer, electrical, gas, telecommunications, bridge attachments, pipelines, etc.)
| Vegetation Enhancement Permit
||Vegetation trimming/removal on the Interstate System
Vegetation trimming/removal involving significant trees
Landscaping Enhancement Projects
Outdoor advertising visibility
| Vegetation Maintenance Permit
Utility route clearing
| Fiber Optic and Wireless Permits
||Fiber Optic and Wireless approval process
| Wireless Permit
||Wireless tower facilities and attachments
Traffic Engineering Permits
Click here for the Traffic Engineering webpage to get permit policies & rules.
Right-of-Way Permits (DOTD Only)
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