20190418_144017.jpg


Roadways can be owned by a number of different entities. 

We maintain Palm Beach County owned rights-of-way only.​

Issues within State owned rights-of-way can be directed to the Florida Department of Transportation - District IV.

Issues within municipality owned rights-of-way can be directed to the municipality.

There are also privately owned rights-of-way within the county and maintenance is the responsibility of the private owner.

Our Road Atlas or online GIS system can help determine the owner of the right-of-way.


There are various permitting agencies that can have jurisdiction over a location in Palm Beach County.

​Special Events Permit

Our Traffic Division issues special events permits.  Event organizers that temporarily close County rights-of-way are required to maintain the safe movement of vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians during these events.

Utility Permit

Permits are issued by the owner of the roadway.  Our Land Development Division issues permits for work or improvements proposed in County owned rights-of-way.

​Right-of-way Permit

Permits are issued by the owner of the roadway.  Our Land Development Division issues permits for work or improvements proposed in County owned rights-of-way.

Roadside Vendor Permit 

Our Traffic Division issues permits for roadside vendors Roadside Vendors  selling approved items on the side of the road.

Driveway Permit

Our Land Development Division issues permits for driveway connections to County owned roadways as a Right-of-way permit.

​Drainage Review

Permits can be issued by the County for unincorporated areas.

  Drainage review process

  special districts

​Other  

Permits by Other County Departments
State Permits
Federal Permits

For additional guidance, contact our Engineering Action Center by email or phone at 561-684-4012.

MOT Permit

Our Traffic Division issues Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) permits for construction or other instances when traffic needs to be temporarily modified from its designed configuration.

Streetscape Permit

Streetscape permits are issued through our Land Development Division as a Right-of-way permit.  Improvements will be reviewed by our Streetscape Division prior to permit approval.

​Land Development Permit

Our Land Development Division issues permits for developments in unincorporated areas.  Municipalities issue permits for developments within their boundaries.