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Excavation Permits

All persons, including plumbers and utility companies, must obtain a permit before excavating on public property. The requirements for excavation are:

Work cannot begin until all necessary documents are filed and the permit application is approved.

Section 12.32.070 of Davenport Municipal Code of the City of Davenport governs excavations within the city right-of-way. Construction must meet the requirements of Davenport Standard Engineering Specifications.

If excavation requires a street closure or lane reduction, an application to close the road or lane of travel must be submitted at this link.