Right of Way Construction

Right of Way Permits

Any construction or changes within the public right of way must be permitted by the Engineering Division in the Community Development Department.  For an overview of Right-Of-Way permitting procedures, see our Right-Of-Way Process document.

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Florida law states a homeowner must call two full business days before digging in any easement, right of way, or permitted use area. Contractors are required to call in every job that involves digging or disturbing the earth's surface. A locate ticket and number is generated at the completion of the call. For more information, read the Call Before You Dig document.

Pavers in the Right of Way

If construction in the right of way uses pavers, a Maintenance and Hold Harmless Agreement is required. Upon completion and execution of the Agreement, the document must be recorded at the Okaloosa County Clerk of Courts office.

For More Information

Call Community Development at (850) 654-1119 Option 2, if further help is needed.



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