Contact Information
200 S. Spruce Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Mailing Address
Department 5005
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001

(970) 244-1765

Permits

Questions or Comments?

Call (970) 244-1765 or email pam.hawkins@mesacounty.us

A Driveway Permit is required for the construction of any new driveway which will access a Mesa County Right of Way.

  • You will be required to illustrate the location of the proposed driveway on the permit form and to flag the driveway location on your property.
  • Please allow 10-15 working days after we receive the completed permit form for processing of the permit.
  • The fee for the Driveway Permit is $10.00.

Driveway Permit Application  Adobe PDF Icon

This permit is in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To view and print this file, you will need the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download and use a free copy of the software from the Adobe Website.

Mail completed form with a check or money order for $10.00 to:

Mesa County Planning Department
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5022


This permit is in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To view and print this file, you will need the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download and use a free copy of the software from the 
Adobe Website.

Following Permits can be completed online

The Annual Aerial Maintenance Permit is now available to apply for online

If you are going to be doing work which will impact the aerial space of a Mesa County Right of Way ie: overhead power lines, telephone lines, or fiber optic lines, you will be required to obtain a Annual Aerial Maintenance Permit.

  • Please apply for the permit at least 15 working days prior to starting your project.
  • You may be required to submit a Traffic Control Plan prepared by a certified Traffic Control Supervisor as well as a written narrative of your work.
  • The fee for the Annual Aerial Maintenance Permit is $100.00.
  • Visit the Mesa County Online Permit Website to the begin the process. Start the application process by clicking on the “Setup an Account” link at the top of the webpage. Fill out the required fields in the form and select “Create Account” button at the bottom of the form. You will be taken to the online permit application form. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your permit application.

* Please report any issues you encounter with the use of this website to:
Mesa County IT Help Desk
Phone: 970-683-4200
Email:
 help.desk@mesacounty.us

The Surface Alteration Permit is available to apply for online.

If you are going to be doing work which will impact the surface of a Mesa County Right of Way ie: landscaping, sidewalks, curb and gutter, or improving an existing driveway, you will be required to obtain a Surface Alteration Permit.

  • Please apply for the permit at least 15 working days prior to starting your project.
  • You may be required to submit a Traffic Control Plan prepared by a certified Traffic Control Supervisor as well as a set of plans/drawings for your project.
  • The fee for the Surface Alteration Permit is $25.00.
  • Visit the Mesa County Online Permit Website to begin the process. Start the application process by clicking on the “Setup an Account” link at the top of the webpage. Fill out the required fields in the form and select “Create Account” button at the bottom of the form. You will be taken to the online permit application form. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your permit application.

*Please report any issues you encounter with the use of this website to:
Mesa County IT Help Desk
Phone: 970-683-4200
Email:
 help.desk@mesacounty.us

The Underground and Utility Permit can now be applied for online.  

If you are going to be doing work which will impact a Mesa County Right of Way (ie: installation, replacement or repair of any water, sewer, power, gas, telephone or fiber utility), you will be required to obtain a Underground and Utility Permit.

  • Please apply for the permit at least 15 working days prior to starting your project.
  • You may be required to submit a Traffic Control Plan prepared by a certified Traffic Control Supervisor as well as a set of plans/drawings for your project.
  • The fee for the Underground and Utility Permit is $25.00.
  • Visit the Mesa County Online Permit website.  Start the application process by clicking on the “Setup an Account” link at the top of the webpage. Fill out the required fields in the form and select “Create Account” button at the bottom of the form. You will be taken to the online permit application form. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your permit application.

*Please report any issues you encounter with the use of this website to:

Mesa County IT Help Desk
Phone: (970) 683-4200
Email:
 help.desk@mesacounty.us

Need help or have comments about the Online Permits?

Call (970) 255-5032 or (970) 244-1807