Permits, Forms & Applications

Permits & Applications

Permit Requirements

A permit is required from the Engineering Office for any work that is to be performed within secondary road right of way. This includes various tasks such as:
  • Ditch cleaning
  • Driveway extensions
  • Filling in ditches
  • Placement of new driveways

Placement of Debris

Placement or burying of rocks, broken concrete, or any other foreign matter in county ditches or within secondary road right-of-way is not allowed. Anyone placing such debris will be notified by letter to remove it. Failure to respond to such letter within a timely manner, will provide cause for official notice to remove the debris within 48 hours. After the 48-hour notice, the debris will be removed under the direction of the Engineering Office with the costs assessed to the adjacent property owner.

Farm Cropping

Farm cropping within secondary road right-of-way is not allowed. Anyone farming within county right of way will be notified to reseed the road right-of-way within a timely manner. Any future cropping of the road right-of-way will result in the destruction of that crop.

Engineering Employment

Submit an Engineering Employment Application (PDF) for county engineering openings.
  1. Jacob Page

    Professional Engineer
    Phone: 641-257-6151

  2. Engineer/Secondary Road


    Physical Address
    101 S Main Street
    Suite 201
    Charles City, IA 50616

    Phone: : 641-257-6151
    Fax: : 641-228-7356