Online Permit ApplicationOgden City's Engineering Permit Application is now available online at
Contractors may apply for permits using the online portal (linked above), or in person at the One-Stop Service Counter on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Building
- Only a licensed contractor can obtain a permit and pay inspection fees.
- Bonding and insurance is required in order for a permit to be issued, see our License, Insurance and Bond information page for more information.
- All work shall conform to Ogden City's Engineering Standards for Public Improvements 2020 Edition (PDF).
- Permits are null and void if work has not begun 14 days after issuance.
- A copy of all necessary permits shall be available onsite at all times (failure to have a permit in hand will result in stoppage of work for 24 hours).
- All trench excavation must be covered and protected. Excavations must be temp-patched immediately upon completion of work, and a permanent patch must be in place within 7 calendar days on most roads (3 days on major roads and arterial roadways)
When a Permit is Not Required
Hand-dug sprinkler and landscape repairs in non-paved areas of the Right-of-Way do not require a permit.
All permits must be activated in the city's Inspection System at least 24 hours prior to work commencing by calling the Permits and Inspections Coordinator at 801-629-8990
- It is the Contractor's responsibility to call for required inspections.
- Contractor shall give 24-hour notice on all inspection requests.
- All work performed without inspection will be redone and may result in fines.
- All substandard performance, failures and required repairs are the full responsibility of the contractor and the owner.