Required whenever there is a request for change in access to or from MnDOT R/W or a change in use of the property.
-Legal description of the property (see property or tax statement)
-Plans or drawings of the location.
-For private, single-family dwelling or field access, include one drawing showing the proposed location in relation to property lines and proposed buildings. Show all dimensions and if possible, draw to scale.
-For commercial, industrial or multiple dwelling access, include one copy of the site/plot plan and grading and drainage plan. Show all dimensions, drawn to scale.
-Show MnDOT right of way with any access control.
Following approval and deposit the applicant will receive instructions as to how the access must be constructed.
Following construction the Permit Section must be notified for final inspection.
Review will determine if turn lanes and/or bypass lanes are necessary.
Utility Surety Bond Form – Individual (PDF)
Use this form for work on an individual project.
Utility Surety Bond Form – Continuing (PDF)
Use this form to establish an ongoing bond on file that covers all utility permits by a single company.
Continuing Bond Report (PDF)
A list of utility owners and contractors that carry a continuing bond to cover their utility work within MnDOT right of way.
The application is available at Utility Agreements and Permits section, Permit information and forms
Permits are processed in the district offices. Refer to Utility Agreements and Permits Contacts
Following Access Permit approval, applicant will be notified of the amount of deposit, if any, required (cashier check, money order, surety bond only). The amount of the deposit depends on the potential damage that could occur.
If the construction of the access is satisfactory, the deposit will be returned to the applicant.
The owner will construct the access at his/her own expense.