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Any time that you are working within the ACC right of way. If you need to work within the right of way, please fill out a permit application, submit a drawing of proposed work within the right of way as well as the $65.00 (cash or check) permitting fee.
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Get your driveway or parking permit right here at the Transportation and Public Works Department. Please call us at 706-613-3440 to make sure you have what you need to apply for your permit. You may also get directions to our offices at 120 West Dougherty Street. We are located on the bottom floor.
Call the Athens-Clarke County Streets and Drainage Division at 706-613-3465 for potholes on a public street. We will issue a work order and go out to fix the problem as soon as possible. If the pothole is on a privately owned street or parking lot, contact the property owner or property management company to have it repaired.
We highly recommend not placing your dumpster in the right of way unless there is no alternative. In order to encroach in the right of way, you need to first apply for a Right of Way Encroachment Permit. You must complete the application and submit it with a drawing of how you will encroach the right of way. The application fee is $65. Your application will be reviewed within 1-2 days, depending on the permit supervisor’s schedule.
Please bring your documents and payment (cash or check) to 120 West Dougherty Street (lower level), Athens, GA. Call us at 706-613-3440 if you have any questions.
Dead animals that are located on a State Highway in Athens-Clarke County will be picked up by the Georgia Department of Transportation, please contact them at 706-583-2644.
Who you contact depends on where the drainage issue is located: