Work in the Right of Way (ROW)

(614) 568-2080 7049 Big Walnut Road, Galena, Ohio43021

Work to be performed within the Township right-of-way must receive approval.  Examples of work requiring a permit include but are not limited to tree removal, sidewalk repairs/replacement, downspout connections/repairs, and driveway repair. 

    1. Complete the Request for Work in Right of Way Application to receive approval prior to beginning work.

    2. For ROW projects creating new driveways, aprons, or sidewalks, a separate application and fee are required to receive a permit and inspection.
IMPORTANT: Project materials are not authorized to be placed along the side of a roadway, sidewalk, or other public right of way without approval from the Township. The Maintenance Department welcomes calls to discuss projects to help guide applicants and ensure the proper approvals are in place before the start of the project.



  • There is no fee for a Work in the Right of Way Permit

  • Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.