The Engineering Department issues permits for sidewalk construction,
curb cuts, driveways, sewer connections, street cuts and house moving.
All work within the public street right-of-way
requires a permit from the City of Midland.
The public street right-of-way includes public streets, sidewalks,
and the outlawn area.
Click on any of the links below to access interactive permit
applications in Adobe PDF format that can be filled out online and then printed to a desktop
printer before being signed (if required) and returned to the appropriate City
department indicated on the form.
Instructions on how to use the interactive forms are included at the top
of the first page of each form.
If a hard copy permit form is preferred, contact the Engineering
Department at 989-837-3348 and one will be mailed or faxed to you.
General Permit Form (used
for sidewalk, storm and sanitary sewer connection, street cut,
curb cuts and driveway permits)
This permit form is for all driveway approach
modifications, residential and commercial curb cuts, sidewalk
installation and replacement,
street cuts, and connections into the storm and/or
sanitary sewer system.
Before initiating any new construction, development,
redevelopment, or land use change regulated by Chapter 29 of the
City's Code of Ordinances, an applicant is required to obtain a
storm water permit. Related development plans submitted by the
applicant must meet all applicable requirements.
A fee will be
required in accordance with procedures defined in Chapter 21 of the
City's Code of Ordinances.
Individuals or companies wishing to use the City public street right-of-way for
installation of new utility main lines must comply with requirements
set forth in Chapter 22 of the
City's Code of Ordinances. A
permit is required for all new utility mainline work, with the
exception of overhead public utility pole lines or work done at the direction
of the City, either by contract or by employees of the City.
Moving a building or an
oversized load on a trailer within Midland city limits requires a
moving permit. Special considerations may require coordination with
the City's Engineering Department depending upon the size of the load being moved, the time of day
and/or year, and the weight of the load.
Adobe® Reader is required to view and use the forms
referenced on this page. A copy of the software can be downloaded free of charge by clicking on the link below.
Private Utility Construction