Development Review Engineering

Utility Permitting


There are three types of ROW Permits within Seminole County.  Each permit is listed below along with a description and the requirements to make application.   

  • Residential Driveway Permit

A residential driveway permit is required for all driveways connecting to either a Seminole County owned roadway within Unincorporated Seminole County. Maximum driveway width is 18 feet with a 3 foot flare on each side.  The apron shall be either concrete or brick pavers.

Culverts must be 18" minimum and be composed of either RCP of CMP unless approved otherwise.

The following items must be submitted for processing:

  • Completed Application
  • Fee
  • Scaled and dimensioned drawings
  • Photos of proposed construction
Click the link to download the application:
There is a $45 fee for residential driveway permit applications.

Permits are typically processed within 3 business days.

There are three ways to submit application, please note application will not be processed without payment:


2.  submit2 application and fee to:
     Seminole County Development Services Department
     2nd Floor
     1101 E. First Street
     Sanford, FL  32771
3.  Email plans to  Include payment receipt.
For more information contact Seminole County Development Services at 407-665-7371
  • ROW Utility Permit / Miscellaneous Permits

Construction and maintenance of utility and other miscellaneous improvements within the County road right-of-way, land, easements and for County right-of-way within unincorporated areas must be authorized by a Seminole County ROW Utilization Construction Permit. This Construction Permit is for various types of public or private utilities or facilities, construction activity, maintenance of traffic (MOT), excavation, restoration, horizontal boring, landscaping and irrigation, etc.

The following items must be submitted for processing:

  • Completed Application
  • Fee (Once Application has been accepted and approved)
  • Scaled and dimensioned drawings (2 sets)
  • Photos of proposed construction (2 sets)

*A Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Plan may be required before final approval

Click the link to download the application
A copy of the fee schedule can be found here :

Permits are typically processed within 5 business days.

submit application to: 
Seminole County Engineering Building
100 E 1st Street
Sanford, FL  32771
Contact Engineering Inspections at 407-665-5719 for more information.
  • Right of Way Plan Application for projects located within a municipal jurisdiction and connect to a Seminole County Right-of-Way

For all non-residential work within Seminole County Right of Way in conjunction with a site permit from another jurisdiction.  These permits require a concurrency review.

   The following items must be submitted:

  • 1 Application for ROW Plans Review
  • $1,500.00 Site Plan Review Fee (if road improvements required) (Resolution 2014-R-40)
  • $500.00 Site Plan Review Fee (if no road improvements required)
  • 2 Sets of Plans (for first submission: Review Set)   7 Sets of Plans (for Final Approval Set)
  • 2 Copies of traffic study (if applicable).  Contact Tony Nelson at 407-665-5763
  • 1 Copies of Drainage Calculations (if applicable)
  • 1 Summary Letter for project
  • 1 Concurrency Application & Fee (see Concurrency section)
  • MOT Plan

Click the link to download the Right of Way Plan Application

Permits are typically processed within 10 business days.

For more information contact Seminole County Development Services at 407-665-7371

Call Seminole County Planning and Development Business Office 407-665-7356 for all issues related to concurrency.

County Roads Maintenance Map

In order to assist utility providers in identifying the correct permitting agency within Seminole County, the Seminole County Public Works Department is providing a County Roads Maintenance Map. The information in this map is a draft and subject to change and therefore must always be confirmed with the proper permitting authority.  Click the link below for user disclaimer prior to accessing the map.

Link to Map