Driveway Approach, Curb Cut, Curb & Gutter

Permit Overview
In accordance with municipal Zoning Code, Sec. 122-688, a permit is required for all new, repaired, or replaced driveway approaches, curbs, and gutters that are located within the village right of way. This includes all residential, commercial, industrial, and multi-family properties. If the property has a culvert, see Culvert Information below. Return the completed Driveway Approach / Curb Cut / and Gutter Permit Application and applicable fees to the Engineering Department for review. Specifications and detail drawings for curb and gutter, driveway approaches and curb cuts are available at the time of permit issuance from the Engineering Department. 

Driveway Permit Note: Any water stop box(es) located in the driveway need to be fitted with a valve box collar/cover or a 6” PVC pipe for maintenance purposes. Contact the Water Department (262) 532-4808 for valve box.

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please call 262-532-4416 or 262-532-4411.

Fees
A permit fee of $20 is required for each driveway approach construction. If the mountable curb or vertical face curb is also being cut to install a driveway, there is an additional $20 permit fee required for each driveway. A permit is also required for driveway approach repair (mud-jacking or crack filling) but there is no permit fee.

If the property is having a driveway approach and abutting sidewalk constructed, repaired or replaced in the village right of way, a $50 Sidewalk Construction Permit would also be required.

A permit fee of $20 is required if removing curb and gutter to install drain tile for stormwater discharge. A permit fee of $20 is required if removing, replacing, or installing new curb and gutter to connect to an existing curb and gutter.

Specifications
 Typical Residential Flared Driveway 
 Rural Residential Flared Driveway 
 Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Flared Driveway 
 
Culvert Information
If the Property has a culvert, and is located on a:
  • Village Road - A permit is required. If installing or replacing a culvert, contact the Department of Public Works prior to construction for review at 262-532-4755.
  • County Road - A permit may be required. Contact the Waukesha County Transportation Department at 262-548-7740.
  • State Road - A permit may be required. Contact the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at 262-548-5891.