Permit Information

About Permits

Contractors may apply for permits at the One-Stop Service Counter on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Building, as well as online at

  • Only a licensed contractor can obtain a permit and pay inspection fees.
  • Bonding and insurance is required in order for a permit to be issued, see our License, Insurance and Bond information page for more information.
  • All work shall conform to Ogden City's Engineering Standards and Amendments for Public Works Projects, 2019 Edition (PDF).
  • Permits are null and void if work has not begun 30 days after issuance.
  • A copy of all necessary permits shall be available onsite at all times (failure to have a permit in hand will result in stoppage of work for 24 hours).
  • All trench excavation must be covered and protected.  Excavations must be temp-patched immediately upon completion of work, and a permanent patch must be in place within 15 days.

When a Permit is Not Required

Hand-dug sprinkler and landscape repairs in non-paved areas of the Right-of-Way do not require a permit.

Permit Application

Ogden City's Engineering Permit Application is now available online at

All permits must be activated in the city's Inspection System at least 24 hours prior to work commencing by calling the Permits and Inspections Coordinator at 801-629-8969


  • It is the Contractor's responsibility to call for required inspections.
  • 24-hour notice shall be given for all inspection requests.
  • All work performed without inspection will be redone and may result in fines.
  • All substandard performance, failures and required repairs are the full responsibility of the contractor and the owner.