All Right of Way (ROW)-related permit applications for the City of Port Angeles are available below. Click on the application image to open and fill out. The applications are digitally fillable PDF’s and will require Adobe Reader for use outside of this browser. Click on this link to download Adobe Reader. The link will take you outside the City of Port Angeles Website.
Public Right of Way is sometimes referred to as a public easement. This property often is used for streets, utilities, and sidewalks. It is owned by the public and it is maintained by the City of Port Angeles.
What is the difference between Right of Way Construction and Right of Way Use?
Right of Way Construction is any excavation, dig work, or construction that takes place in the public right of way for any reason.
Right of Way Use is typically for sidewalk closures and/or street closures only. This can include events such as festivals, block parties, etc. However, if construction on private property requires a closure in the right of way but does not require work in the right of way then a right of way use permit is required.
What additional Supplemental Documents do I need?
Please click here to find out more information about Supplemental Documents depending on what work you are doing.
City Standard Detail Drawings (ROW Construction Permit Only)
You must attach and follow the appropriate City Standard Detail Drawing for your project.
Insurance (BOTH ROW Construction Permit and ROW Use Permit)
Provide and maintain in force a certificate of insurance with limits not less than the following: personal injury insurance of $50,000 per person, $100,000 per incident, and $20,000 property damage. The City shall further be provided with an endorsement to such policy, naming the City as an additional insured.
See attached examples of acceptable insurance certificates and endorsements (you must include both)
If the estimate cost of the work in the right of way exceeds $3,500 - See attached standard forms for a performance bond and a joint assignment of savings.
Right of Way Use Only - is your insurance coverage afforded by a risk management pool? If so, the City will accept the General Certificate of Insurance.
Standard Traffic Control Plans (BOTH ROW Construction Permit and ROW Use Permit)
A vehicular and pedestrian traffic control plan is to be submitted for approval with the right of way application as necessary. See standard traffic control plans and use if necessary.
Some closures may require a non-standard traffic control plan to be submitted with the permit application.
Does your project include any potential risk for construction related stormwater pollution? (ROW Construction Permit Only)
This includes construction activities such as sawcutting and/or concrete pouring. Please attach current Department of Ecology Best Management Practice (BMP) descriptions and specifications to your Right of Way Construction Permit application as necessary.
Every project with land disturbing activity requires that the applicant be in compliance with the 13 elements of Stormwater Pollution Prevention (Fact-B sheet).
Site Plan (ROW Construction Permit Only) :
Build Your Site Plan with Utilities Included
City Standard Detail Drawings (ROW Construction Permit Only):
Curbed Street Driveway Location
Utility Trenching Backfill & Restoration
Non-curbed Street Driveway & Culvert
Sidewalk Through Driveway
Rain Garden Detail (ROW)
Single Sewer Service
Insurance (BOTH ROW Construction Permit and ROW Use Permit):
ROW Example Insurance Document
ROW Example Endorsement
ROW Example Endorsement 2
Performance and Payment Bond
Assignment of Savings (Standard Form)
Agreement to Remove Encroachment
Standard Traffic Control Plans (BOTH ROW Construction Permit and ROW Use Permit):
1 Lane Closure - 2 way with Flaggers
Sidewalk Closure - Intersection
Shoulder Closure - 40MPH or Less
Sidewalk Closure - Non-intersection
Shoulder Closure - K Plan
Standard Alley Closure
Stormwater BMP's & Factsheet (ROW Construction Permit Only):