Waukesha County

 About Utility permits:

A utility permit is required for construction, maintainance, and/or repair of utilities within a County Highway's right of way. It helps the permitting authority manage the highway right of way corridor for the most efficient use of space, helps the coordination of facilities within, and ensures proper restoration. Permit fees depend on the scope of work that will be occurring.

How to apply:

    1. Click "apply"
    2. Recommended: Save blank application to your computer or device
    3. Complete and save form
    4. Email saved form as attachment to DPickart@waukeshacounty.gov with:

• Detailed plan of proposed installation
• Supporting documents
Important: No payment is submitted until after your plan is reviewed; permit fee is due prior to issuance of permit.

Utility permit fees
Construct, maintain, or repair utilities within highway right of way 

  Application fee 2021-22 Inspection fee 2021-22   
Excavate in Pavement first 200 ft $100 $250


cash / check only

Excavate in Pavement each additional 1000 ft $0 $250

Excavate/Plow in Right of Way first 200 ft

$100 $250

Excavate/Plow in Right of Way each additional mile

$0 $250
New Poles per pole  $100 $250
Re-Apply for Utility Permit: $100  

Waukesha County
Utility Permit 

As of August 6 2021 
Waukesha County residents, visitors, and staff are not required to wear a face covering in most county facilities (more info). 

As always, our treasured customers are very welcome to Utility Permit services by email and phone. Please keep in touch with us any time via the info below:

Contact: Dawn Pickart (email)

Phone 262-548-7846 • Fax 262-896-8097
8 am - 4:30 pm • Monday - Friday 

Waukesha County - Department of Public Works
515 W. Moreland Blvd • Room 220
Waukesha, WI 53188 (directions)

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Waukesha County Department of Public Works
515 W Moreland Blvd  AC220 • Waukesha WI 53188
phone 262-548-7740 • fax 262-896-8097 

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