Public Works

Permits and Inspections

General Information

The Public Works Department issues all construction permits and grading permits, excluding building permits, for the construction of public infrastructure within the City.

Required Permits

The following permits are required when working within Lone Tree Right-of-Way (R.O.W.)/Easements or as defined in the City adopted Douglas County Grading, Erosion, and Sediment Control (GESC) Manual.

Permits will generally be issued within three working days from the date of application: however, larger projects or incomplete submittals will require additional time.

No permit for new infrastructure or grading will be issued until the construction plans are approved by Development Review.

Provided Permits

To access, view, download, complete and print fillable forms you will need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 (or later).  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free and can be downloaded from the following web site:  


Right-of-way inspections shall be scheduled 24 hours in advance by contacting the Public Works inspector assigned to your right-of-way permit.


GESC permitting and inspection information can be found on the GESC information page.

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