Building Inspection plan review and zoning review counters will be open to the public by appointment only.
Street Terrace Alterations (Sidewalk, Terrace, Drive Apron)
The street terrace is the space that lies between the sidewalk and the curb. The following street terrace improvements require a Street Terrace Permit from the Engineering Division:
- Residential driveway aprons (less than 5 parking stalls)
- Sidewalk replacement (may require different permitting depending on amount of work)
- Minor landscaping in the right of way (bricks and pavers, retaining walls, stairways) – subject to approval
- Installation of terrace rain garden
Apply for Permit
Note: All contractors performing any work in the City right of way need to be prequalified by the City of Madison.
Allow 5 – 7 business days for review.
Permit issued by City Engineering upon successful review. Follow directions on permit for inspection prior to the start of construction.