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Jeffrey Smith, Highway Director
Tompkins County Public Works
170 Bostwick Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-0300
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Types of Permits and Contact Procedures:

For additional permit information, call Jerry Stern, at (607) 274-0320, or e-mail here.

1. Construction

A. Highway Work Permit - All work within 25' of the centerline of the road requires a permit. Fee based on fee worksheet.

B. Construction Permit Fee Worksheet - Lists the fees for various types of projects in the highway right-of-way.

C. Private/Non-commercial Driveway Permit - For installation or replacement of driveway entrances (Contractor-installed from County-approved list, hired by property owner). Permit Fee $100.00

D. Driveway/Entrance Paving Permit - For paving or resurfacing of private/non-commercial driveways. Fee $25.00

2. Hauling

A. Non-Divisible Hauling Permit - Overwidth, greater than 8'6" wide. Per move, specific route (i.e. mobile home, modular units). Fee $25.00/unit

B. Non-Divisible Hauling Permit - Overwidth, greater than 8'6" wide. Annual per vehicle blanket. Valid on all Tompkins County highways (i.e. construction, farm machinery). Fee $100.00

C. Overweight Hauling Permit - Annual, route specific. County stamp applied to NYS overweight permit. Fee $10.00