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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Highway Permitting Forms

Attention: Check the current forms below - outdated forms will not be accepted. Sections of the packet may also be downloaded individually below.

Some forms are fillable and must be saved, printed, signed and either mailed into, dropped off at or e-mailed to the Division Highway Permitting Office.

Form NameDescription

Highway Permit Application Packet

This is the entire 'Application for Highway Permit' packet [including procedures, forms and a copy of the County Highway/Trail System map (2012)] in accordance with ordinance #ODT-0001A-06.

Highway Permit Application Form  

This is the two (2) page application for any construction work only proposed within a DuPage County highway and/or trail right-of-way in accordance with ordinance #ODT-0001A-06. Please print up the form as single-sided document when submitting to the Division office.

NOTE: SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE APPROVAL BY OR PERMISSION FROM DUPAGE COUNTY TO PROCEED WITH CONSTRUCTION WITHOUT ISSUANCE OF A HIGHWAY PERMIT FROM THE DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION. WORK COMMENCING WITHOUT PERMIT ISSUANCE OR PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL SHALL INCUR A VIOLATION AND APPLICABLE FINES UNDER COUNTY ORDINANCE STATUTES.

Contractor Contact Information FormNEW Contractor Contact Information FILLABLE FORM to be used to submit contractor, sub-contractor and/or engineering firms to accompany your new permit application and/or to amend your submittal for this contact information.
Construction Permit Application FormCOMING SOON: FILLABLE FORM for all construction (commercial entrances, residential entrances, left/right turn lanes, traffic signals, street lighting, walk/path, landscape plantings, etc.) on any County highway or trail rights-of-way.
Public Utility Permit Application Form    COMING SOON: FILLABLE FORM for all public utility construction (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, gas, phone, electric, telecommunication/cable) on any County highway or trail rights-of-way.

Special Event Application Form 

NEW FILLABLE FORM: This is the  application for Highway Permit Application for Special Event(s) ONLY to be held on a County roadway and/or trail right-of-way and/or use of the Rugaard Gazebo in Villa Park (examples: clean-up activities, school outings, scouting projects, race, run, parade, etc.). Complete the form fully, save it, print it up, sign it and mail your application to the Division of Transportation Highway Permitting Office.

Special Event Permit Insurance Requirements Contact the Highway Permitting Department (630/407-6900 M - F 8 am - 4:30 pm, excluding holidays) or via e-mail: hwypermits@dupageco.org for insurance requirements for Special Events only.
Highway Permit Insurance Requirements Information for provision of a certificate of insurance for the County of DuPage for any contractor performing work within any DuPage County Division of Transportation rights-of-way. A sample certificate is included along with policy coverages aggregate limits, liability endorsements and cancellation notification requirements and a cancellation guarantee letter sample (if cancellation rider to policy cannot be obtained).
Highway Permit Bond Requirements Information for provision of a performance bond when required by the County Engineer, or the duly authorized assign, for construction within DuPage County highway and/or trail rights-of-way.
Highway Permit Sample LOCSample Letter of Credit form (separate document from Bond Requirements information listed above).

Culvert Bond/Permit Waiver Form   

NEW FILLABLE FORM: This form is only used to request a waiver of the entrance culvert bond/permit requirement for DuPage County Economic and Planning Department building permits issued when a property is adjacent to a DuPage County highway rights-of-way. No construction is permitted within the County's rights-of-way and existing access must be used to perform work on-site to obtain the 'waiver' approval.

Final   Inspection and  Bond Release Request  

NEW FILLABLE FORM: This form is necessary to request a final inspection of the permitted work and release of a highway performance bond (cash, check, credit card, letter of credit or surety bond) posted. Complete the form in its entirety and e-mail to the department number ( hwypermits@dupageco.org).

Updated:   03/03/2015



More » Contact Us

Director of Transportation/County Engineer:
Christopher C. Snyder, P.E.

Phone:
630-407-6900

Fax:
630-407-6901

Fax- Overweight/Over-dimension Movement Highway Permits Only:
630-407-6902

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Address:
Jack T. Knuepfer Bldg
421 N. County Farm Road #2-300

Wheaton, IL 60187-2553

Email:
DOT@dupageco.org 

Highway Permitting Email:
hwypermits@dupageco.org