Permit to Occupy the ROW

Permits to Occupy the ROW are necessary for dumpsters placed in the sidewalk/street area and for any obtruction of the street/sidewalk area.  If dumpsters are placed on private property (private driveways, lawns, etc.) no permit is required.

Permits are completed in house at the time of request and are good for 2 weeks.  The $35 fee (which is accepted in the form of cash or check made payable to "City of Watertown").  Permits are renewable for an additional $35 fee/time upon review of the City Engineer/Street Superintendent. 

For any obstruction in the ROW of main roads/thoroughfares, we request you call (920) 262-4040 for pre-approval.