Roadways can be owned by a number of different entities.
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.
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.
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.
Our Traffic Division issues permits for roadside vendors Roadside Vendors selling approved items on the side of the road.
Land Development Division issues permits for driveway connections to County owned roadways as a Right-of-way permit.
Permits can be issued by the County for unincorporated areas.
Drainage review process
Permits by Other County DepartmentsState PermitsFederal Permits
For additional guidance, contact our Engineering Action Center by email or phone at 561-684-4012.
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 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 Division issues permits for developments in unincorporated areas.
Municipalities issue permits for developments within their boundaries.