Permit Guide Procedures
Access to County Trunk Highway - Private Residential Driveway Permit
WHEN: Constructing a new residential driveway or modifying an existing residential driveway to a County Trunk Highway.
WHY: The purpose is to promote the orderly and safe movement of vehicles in and out of private properties with minimum interference to through highway traffic, and to control the use of drainage structures, which may be necessary to preserve the physical structure of the highway. The standards for permitting access are contained in the Waukesha County Code, Chapter 15 – Roads and Bridges, available online and in the office of the Waukesha County Clerk.
WHO: The Waukesha County Public Works Department issues access permits. See Staff Who Can Help.
HOW: Applicant must submit a complete application and permit fee to the Waukesha County Public Works Department.
A COMPLETED APPLICATION MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING, DEPENDING ON THE SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
VARIANCE OR APPEAL:
Business Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188
Room AC 170 - (262) 896-8270 - Land Information System
Room AC 230 - (262) 548-7790 - Park System, Planning and Zoning
Room AC 260 - (262) 896-8300 - Environmental Health, Land Conservation and Recycling
Room AC 320 - (262) 548-7920 - Community Development
If you have questions, please email Department of Parks & Land Use or call the numbers listed above.