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Please follow the instructions set forth in the Permit Application. If there are any questions or concerns, you may contact our office at (269) 674-8011.

A driveway is the resident's access point to their property and proper maintenance is important for keeping the driveway and right-of-way in good condition. 

Driveway permits are the property owner's responsibility to obtain before installation or replacement occurs. 


When is a driveway permit needed?

  • If you are installing a new driveway

  • If you are paving or installing concrete on an existing driveway

  • If you are removing asphalt or concrete

  • If you are widening your driveway

  • If you are installing a low-use (agricultural or utility) driveway

  • For a temporary driveway

  • If you are applying for a building permit

  • If the use of the land served by the driveway is changed or expanded

When is a driveway permit not needed?

  • If you are adding a layer of gravel to an existing gravel driveway

  • If you are seal coating an existing asphalt driveway (contractor performing seal coating operations in the county's right-of-way are required to have permit and insurance on file at the VBCRC)

  • General maintenance not involving resurfacing of existing driveway

Installing your own driveway and/or driveway culvert:

You must agree to accept responsibility for any claims, lawsuits, etc. that occur as a result of your driveway installation and/or driveway culvert installation.  A "Hold Harmless Agreement" must be signed by the Permit Holder in this regard prior to the issuance of a driveway permit.

Ag Farm-Field, Utility, or Parcel Access Driveway

Use the “Residential or Other Than Commercial DW Application and Permit”. $25.00 fee for non-residential access drives.

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