Apply for a building permit and certificate of occupancy.
Driveway & Street Occupancy Permits
When repairing or replacing a driveway in the City of Cedar Rapids Right-of-Way please use the following application for permit. Only contractors bonded to work in the City of Cedar Rapids Right-of-Way or property owners doing the work themselves are allowed to work in our Right-of-Way.
Please contact Public Works at (319) 286-5802 with questions about driveways.Encroachment Permits
Want to place a sidewalk cafe, bike rack, tables and chairs, sign, banner or flag on public property?
Public Works Department
City Services Center
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone Number: (319) 286-5802
Fax Number: (319) 319-774-5653
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
If you need immediate assistance to report malfunctioning traffic signals, traffic sign repairs, or deficient construction traffic controls, please call the Police Department Dispatch at (319) 286-5491