License & Permit Applications and Regulations


The City of Lowell requires contractors to obtain permits for work performed within the City, weather public or private. Work shall not start until a permit has been approved. Types of work requiring permits include:

  • Driveway Paving and Construction
  • Dumpster or Pods placed on City Right-of-Way (ROW)
  • Excavation in the City ROW
  • Water Services
  • Sewer Services
  • Gas Services
  • Electrical Services
  • Communication Services
  • Street Closings (for construction, maintenance, festivals, temporary sidewalk closures)

Applicants are required to review and comply with the City and State permit regulations and ordinances affiliated with each permit.