Any work performed or over-sized and/or overweight loads travelling within Rio Blanco County rights-of-way requires a permit. Application forms are available upon request by calling us at (970) 878-9590 or downloading forms below.
Right-of-Way Access Permit Applications:
These permit applications are available upon request. A permit fee of $65.00 is required.
Applicant must give the exact location of proposed access and provide a detailed sketch on the application. Marking the proposed access area with flagging or lathe is also necessary for the inspector to approve the permit.
Primary concerns for access installations:
- Sight Distance
- Culvert necessity and size
- Slope from the county road to the proposed access
- Driveway road base, width and angle
Please call our office for applications or Download form now.
Snow Removal Permit:
Certain county roads are not maintained in the winter. Individuals are welcome to apply for a permit to plow these roads themselves. A permit fee of $250 is required along with a performance bond. The policy and permit form are available by calling our office at 878-9590 or Download policy and form now.
Private Maintenance of County Roads Application:
These permit applications are available for individuals or companies that require a higher level of maintenance on county roads than county forces are able to offer. A permit fee of $500 is required along with a performance bond in an amount determined by a county representative. Download policy and form now.
Private Construction of County Roads Application:
In order to facilitate improvements to a county road not planned or budgeted by the county, individuals or companies may apply to the county to perform the improvements themselves. A permit fee of $500.00 is required along with a performance bond in an amount determined by a county representative. Download policy and form now.
Minor Right-of-Way Work Permit Applications:
Any work performed within a county road right-of-way that does not qualify for any of the other Road & Bridge Department permits and does not involve extensive work may fall under the Minor Right-of-Way Work Permit. Please call our office or Download form now.
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Special Transport Permit Applications:
Generally, if a load requires a transport permit for the state highway system, a permit is required for our county road system.
Any load exceeding any one of the following shall carry a permit issued by our department:
Width: 8 feet 6 inches
Length: 70 feet
Height: 13 feet 6 inches
Weight: 20,000 lbs. each axle or 85,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight
Certain conditions shall apply depending upon load configuration, weather and daylight conditions, days of the week, holidays and destination.
The following requirements are for general use only and each load is individually determined: