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Onondaga County
Department of Transportation
John H. Mulroy Civic Center
11th Floor
421 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
Ph: (315) 435-3205
Ph: (315) 435-3176
Fax:(315) 435-5744

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Permits: 

All Permits must be emailed to Highwaypermits@ongov.net or mailed directly to the Onondaga County Department of Transportation (OCDOT).  The following information shows procedures for Access Permits, Work in the Right of Way (ROW) Permits, Utility Permits and Special Events Permits.

 

Access Permit

 

Subdivision Proposals:   For all subdivisions, it is the property owner's responsibility to have their surveyor perform sight distance checks for proposed access locations.  Results of sight distance checks shall be provided to OCDOT for review.

 

Access Permits:   All new driveways on Onondaga County roads require an Access Permit, that includes residential, commercial, agricultural, construction and temporary drives.  When requesting access to a county road the applicant must:

 

                1.  Mark the front property corners and the center of the proposed driveway(s). You can paint              the shoulder of the road or use stakes with ribbon so we can verify the available sight distance                    and drainage requirements at your preferred location.  It is the applicants responsiblity to make              sure the driveway is on the their property and satisfies the local property line offset requirements.

             2.  Email Highwaypermits@ongov.net to notify the Onondaga County Department of               

             Transportation (OCDOT) property has been staked out. Please include the following:

 

  • Contact information: Name, Mailing Address, Daytime Phone Number, and Email
  • Property Information: Property Address(or location), County Route Number, Town/Village, Tax Map ID Number
  • Type of Access Permit being requested: Temporary, Field, Residential, or Commercial

             3.  OCDOT will confirm location meets minimum requirements.

             4.  If your preferred location doesn't meet requirements, OCDOT will determine safest location or                deny access if requirements can't be met.

             5.  OCDOT will notify applicant of results, required permit fees and deposit amounts.

             6.  Applicant must provide OCDOT with $1,000,000 Insurance Policy naming Onondaga                              County as additionally insured and Worker's Compensation Policy.

             7.  Applicant will print out Access Permit application (Form 1502-Rev.6-13) from website:

             www.ongov.net/dot/permits

             8.  Applicant completes first page of application except for the Reference:  Permit No. and

             Official Use Only Areas.  Applicant signs and dates last page of application.

             9. If a new structure is being built, the Town's Code Enforcement Officer must sign and date               last page of application as well.

             10.  Access fees are as follows: 

                   Residential                                $ 15.00

                   Field                                        $ 15.00

                   Construction and Temporary        $ 25.00

                   Commercial                              $550.00

                    Required Deposit                      $500.00 (Returned after work is completed                                                                                     & OCDOT inspects)

           

             11.  Mail permit, deposit and permit fee (2 separate checks made out to "Onondaga County CFO")

              to Onondaga County Dept. of Transportation address.   Include Tax ID# on checks.

             12.  Engineer will process and return approved permit to you.

 

Right of Way (ROW) Permits:  All other work in the ROW including modifications to existing driveways (widening, repaving, etc.) must fill out Work in the Right of Way Application (Form 1501-1/05).

               1.  Print application from Onondaga County Department of Transportation website:

               www.ongov.net/dot/permits

               2.  Applicant completes permit.  Please be sure to sign and date the last page of the

                  application before you send back.

               3.  Include a site plan or sketch showing the proposed work in relation to the center of the road

               when you submit the application.

               4.  Applicant must provide OCDOT with $1,000,000 Insurance Policy naming

               Onondaga County as additionally insured and Worker's Compensation Policy.

               5.  Fees vary per circumstance.  Please contact the department at highwaypermits@ongov.net

               describing what type of work will be done.

               6.  The OCDOT will reply with Permit Fee and required Deposit Fee. (Deposit Fee will

               be returned to you applicant after work is completed and OCDOT inspects.)

               7.  Mail permit, deposit and permit fee (2 separate checks made out to "Onondaga County CFO")

               to Onondaga County Dept. of Transportation address.   Include Tax ID# on checks.

               8.  OCDOT will return approved permit.

Utility Permits:

               1.  Print copy of ROW Permit (Form 1501-1/05) from website: www.ongov.net/dot/permits

               2.  Mail or email to highwaypermits@ongov.net:

                    a.  Signed copy of permit

                    b.  Plans

                    c.  Traffic Control Plans

               3.  OCDOT will review plans.

               4.  Fees vary per circumstance.  OCDOT will notify applicant of required fees & deposit amounts.

               5.  Mail deposit and permit fee (2 separate checks made out to "Onondaga County CFO")

               to Onondaga County Dept. of Transportation address.   Include Tax ID# on checks.

               6.  Engineer will process and return approved permit to you.

Special Permits:

               1.  Mail or email to highwaypermits@ongov.net a letter requesting road closure.  Include

               dates and times.

               2. OCDOT engineer will contact applicant to work out details.

 

          

 

                

 

       

 
 
 
 

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