Permit applications will temporarily be accepted via mail or email along with fee and bond payments. Please contact the engineering division via email or phone for detailed information on how to submit.
The City of Royal Oak Engineering Division issues various permits as outlined below. Click on each permit type for more information. The fee schedule, which includes permit fees, inspection rates and performance guarantee amounts is updated annually.
Permit applications must be delivered in person. Mailed and electronic submissions will not be accepted.
Fees are due at time of issuance.
Any construction or blockage to the public right-of-way requires a permit to be obtained prior to work beginning. Examples include but are not limited to: new house construction, concrete sidewalk or approach installation, sewer or water repairs/service work in the right-of-way, over-sized load transports or scaffolding and other construction equipment blocking the sidewalk or street.
License agreements can be made with the city to allow for installation of a paved parking area in the right-of-way after an application is submitted and approved by the City Commission. A Right of Way Permit is required prior to installation of an approved parking pull-off agreement.
A Private Property Paving Permit is required to be obtained prior to making any installation, removal, repair or replacement of parking lot, sidewalk and any other pavement on private commercial properties.