Excavation Permit Description

Excavation permits are required whenever an excavation or underground work is planned within the city’s right of way (sidewalks, boulevards, and roadways).  Prior to obtaining a permit the proposed work must be reviewed and approved through the Plan Review Committee. Excavation Permits include: 

  • Geoprobes
  • Utility Service Connection
  • Monitor Well
  • Utility Company Use of Right of Way
  • Tree Trench Restoration

Excavation Permit Application

To apply for an excavation permit, contact the Right of Way office at 651-266-6151 or PW-ROWpermits@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Excavation Permit Information

Last Edited: January 17, 2024