Right-of-Way Management

The Right-of-Way & Utility Group is responsible for the review, inspection, and permitting for work to be performed within the City of Allen Right-of-Way (ROW) to ensure city utilities are protected. 

For Building Permits (fences, patios, etc.), refer to the Building Permits and Inspections Department page.

Before applying for a ROW permit, please email RecordPlans@cityofallen.org to obtain existing utility information for inclusion in permit application. Please plan and allow 10 business days for processing.

Email completed permit applications to ROWpermits@cityofallen.org. Please plan and allow 10 business days for processing.

City utility locate requests are emailed to Locates@cityofallen.org. Please include Right of Way Permit number as well as 811 ticket. Privately owned utilities are not located by the City. For franchise locates (electric, gas, and telecom), dial 811.

  1. FORMS & Details
  3. Permitting Process