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.
APPLY: Apply online.
Allow 5 – 7 working days for review.
Permit issued by City Engineering upon successful review. Follow directions on permit for inspection prior to the start of construction.