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Linear Utility/Sewer and Water Line/Excavation Permit Application

  1. Applicant is responsible for all locations and Gopher State One Calls (including registration of new utility). Please describe and check all that apply. Attach one scale drawing of the project area. The drawing will show all existing and proposed right-of-way, curb, sidealk, trails, above and below ground facilities or appurtenances, and poles.

    Excavation Contractor must meet all City and MPCA Environmental and Sediment Control ordinances/policies at all times. Failure to do so may result in fines or revocation of permit.

  2. Nature of work (check all that apply)*

    If other, please describe below

  3. Type of Surface to be Disturbed*

    If other, please describe below

  4. Method of Installation*

    If other, please describe below

  5. Will detouring of traffic be necessary? (Traffic control must comply with MMUTCD)*

  6. Restoration Planned (All restoration must be in-kind)*

  7. Permits are issued subject to all the terms, conditions and requirements of Section 800 of the Brainerd City Code. By executing this application and accepting the permit, the Applicant agrees to fully comply with all terms, conditions and requirements of Section 800 of the Brainerd City Code.

  8. *Actual signature (not electronic) will be required on the City's permit document

  9. Once your permit has been approved by the City, you will receive an email with your permit number, which is required for online payments. Payment can then be made at the City's webstore, in person at City Hall, or with a check through the mail.

  10. Fees

    Linear Utility Projects - $45.00 each separate excavation (i.e. handholes, trenches) and $.035 cents more per foot for boring/trenching/Pneuma Gopher lengths in excess of 100 feet.

    Residential Excavation - $45.00 each separate excavation (properties serving 4 or less housing units

    Commercial Excavation - $70.00 each separate excavation (commercial properties or residential properties serving more than 4 housing units)

    Sewer/Water Line - Residential - $45.00 each separate excavation + $40.00 each connection (properties serving 4 or less housing units)

    Sewer/Water Line - Commercial - $70.00 each separate excavation + $70.00 each connection (commercial properties or residential properties serving more than 4 housing units)

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