Right of Way Permits

Right of Way

The City of Canal Winchester Right of Way use permitting process is to provide for better protection of the public Right – of – way, a valuable and limited resource; particularly with regards to maintenance, repair, relocation, replacement and extensions of existing public and private utility systems.

Ordinance Regarding RW Permits 1197.05(c)(d)(e) (PDF)

Right of Way Utility Permit

All utility companies and their contractors shall obtain a right-of-way work permit from the Construction Services Administrator prior to beginning the erection, installation or maintenance, including tree trimming, of any lines or equipment. Right of Way permit applications may be submitted by mail, email or fax. All permit fees shall be paid to the "City of Canal Winchester".

Right of Way Utility Permit (PDF)

Right of Way Sidewalk/Driveway Permit

All property owners and their contractors shall obtain a right-of-way work permit from the Construction Services Administrator prior to beginning any new, repair or replacement of sidewalk, driveway or drainage within the public R/W. Right of Way permit applications may be submitted by mail, email or fax.

Right of Way Permit Sidewalk.Drive Approach (PDF)

Wireless Communications in Right of Way

Requirements, procedures and standards for siting, construction, installation, collocation, modification, relocation, operation, and removal of small cell wireless technology within the City Right of Way.

Chapter-1193---Wireless-Communication-Facilities

Canal-Winchester-Small-Cell-Design-GuidelinesAUG2018

Special Hauling Permit - OS/OW

Permission must be obtained to transport oversize and/or overweight equipment on City roadways.  OS/OW transport on US 33 and on SR 674 within the city limits falls under the jurisdiction of ODOT.  All other public roads within the City of Canal Winchester corporation limits require a CW Special Hauling Permit.   Applications can be submitted via email to wsims@canalwinchesterohio.gov 

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