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Permit Applications

All required permit applications and materials can be downloaded from their respective tab below and emailed directly to the Transportation Permit Team for review.

You are also welcome to submit all paperwork to the below address:
3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock, Texas 78665

City Ordinance requires a Right of Way permit when any utility company is to place facilities in, on, under, or over the City of Round Rock owned or otherwise controlled property. To obtain a ROW permit to work in the CORR owned/controlled property, please follow the below steps:
 
  1. Register as a new Utility Company with the CORR if it applies (or update any information for your company as-needed). You can do so by filling out the “Utility Company Registration Form/Update Form“, and sending it to the specified representatives listed. Please note that this step can be skipped if you are already registered with us and don’t need to make any changes.
  2. File an updated Permit Bond with the CORR. This is a Surety Bond in the amount of $5,000 that must be kept up with annually, and is utilized in the event of the need to restore public ROW for the work anticipated to be done in the year, as well as to relocate facilities. We request that companies fill out our “Permit Bond” form and reference their Surety Bond #, as well as provide a copy of said bond for filing on our end once completed. Please note that when this bond is made/renewed it must be sent to the Transportation Administration for filing at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock, TX 78665.
  3. Fill out and email the “ROW Permit Application” and attach necessary documents, including plans, updated liability insurance coverage (in the amount of $1,000,000), and traffic control (if applicable). All documentation should be emailed to both Eddie Imken and Jorae Rosenthal for review.
  4. Wait for notification. We will reach out to you regarding any modification or payment that must be done within a 30 day timeframe of reviewing. If no changes or payment are needed, then we will issue the approved permit to you via the email(s) provided on the application.

Please note that no permit will be approved until steps 1 & 2 above have been completed.

City Ordinance requires a Small Cell Node Permit when placement of a network node, node support poles, or transport facilities are necessary within the City owned public ROW. To obtain a SCN permit to work in the CORR owned/controlled ROW, please fill out and follow the instructions listed on the “Small Cell Node Application“.
 
Please note that the CORR has the following schedule for final decision of approval/denial of complete application:
  • 21 days after receipt of complete application for a transport facility.
  • 60 days after receipt of a complete application for a network node.
  • 150 days after receipt of a complete application for a new node support pole.
City Ordinance requires a Street Cut permit when any work which will cut, break, or otherwise damage a public street in the City of Round Rock roadway is performed. To obtain a STRC permit to work in the CORR owned/controlled ROW, please follow the below steps:
 
If You Are A Contractor Doing Work
  1. Register as a new Contracting Company with the CORR if it applies (or update any information for your company as-needed). You can do so by filling out the “Contracting Company Registration Form/Update Form“, and sending it to the specified representatives listed. Please note that this step can be skipped if you are already registered with us and don’t need to make any changes.
  2. File an updated Permit Bond with the CORR. This is a Surety Bond in the amount of $2,000 that must be kept up with annually, conditioned to indemnify the city for any loss, liability or damage that may result or accrue from or because of the making, existence or manner of guarding or constructing any such tunnel or excavation. We request that companies fill out our “Permit Bond” form and reference their Surety Bond #, as well as provide a copy of said bond for filing on our end once completed. Please note that when this bond is made/renewed it must be sent to the Transportation Administration for filing at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock, TX 78665.
  3. Fill out and email the “Street Cut Permit Application” and attach necessary documents, including sketch/image of work to be done and updated liability insurance coverage (in the amount of $1,000,000). All documentation should be emailed to both Eddie Imken and Jorae Rosenthal for review.
  4. Wait for notification. We will reach out to you regarding any modification or payment that must be done within a 30 day timeframe of reviewing. Payment will be made at our office and are cash/check only (this can be mailed to our address once notified at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock, TX 78665 if preferred). Once payment has been received we will issue the approved permit in-person (if applicable), and to the email(s) provided on the application.

Please note that no permit will be approved until steps 1 & 2 above have been completed.

If You Are A Homeowner Doing Work
  1. Obtain a copy of your Homeowners Insurance Policy. We will request this in substitution of having a contractor doing the work. 
  2. Fill out and email the “Street Cut Permit Application” and attach necessary documents, including sketch/image of work to be done and updated homeowners insurance coverage. All documentation should be emailed to both Eddie Imken and Jorae Rosenthal for review.
  3. Wait for notification. We will reach out to you regarding any modification or payment that must be done within a 30 day timeframe of reviewing. Payment will be made at our office and are cash/check only (this can be mailed to our address once notified at 3400 Sunrise Road, Round Rock, TX 78665 if preferred). Once payment has been received we will issue the approved permit in-person (if applicable), and to the email(s) provided on the application.
Please note that no permit will be approved until step 1 above has been completed.

For any information pertaining to as-builts please contact Jimmy Vrabel; (512) 218-6604.

City Ordinances require permits to conduct special events, filming, parades and block parties.  The required information can be found under Administration.

Please contact Stacey Ybarra; (512) 341-3170 for more information on these.

City Ordinances require permits for commercial, single-family, trade/On-the-spot, remodels/finish-outs/additions, site developments, and sign & banners.  The required information can be found under Developmental Services.

Please contact Mark Remmert; (512) 218-6600 for more information on these.

Contact Information

For any additional information regarding Right-of-Way, Street Cut, or Small Cell Node permits please contact:

Eddie Imken
Chief of Construction Inspector
City of Round Rock Transportation Department
(512) 218-3241
eimken@roundrocktexas.gov 

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