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The property owner is responsible for the cost of the culvert and the installation. We do inspect all culverts and driveway accesses.
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Before the surface or subsurface of any County Maintained road system can be tied into (private drive or new street) or altered in any way the Road Department must approve this action. This would include the changing of old or installation of new culvert for homesites.
Any utility work, encroachments into a public right-of-way or easement (other than mail boxes meeting the requirements of this Development Code), pavement cuts and associated road or lane closures must be reviewed, approved and permitted by the Director of Public Works.
On County Maintained Right-of-Ways the Public Works Department will clean out the culvert pipes when they are doing stormwater drainage ditch maintenance. The Road Department does not have permission to work on Private Property.
The Public Works Department will consider this option, only after reviewing an engineered set of plans. When you submit your Driveway Permit or Right-of-Way Encroachment Permit you must includes an engineered set of plans that include drainage plan and hydraulics analysis. This must include a means of collection and discharge of water.
No, this goes to local maintenance office of Georgia Department of Transportation.
Contact a local contractor that replaces driveway culverts and performs driveway repairs. Contact the Public Works office to obtain a Driveway Permit for repairs/maintenance. After the repairs have been completed contact the public works office again for inspection.
No, the county only regulates Right of Way access on county owned and maintained roads and Right-of-Way.
If you are using you existing driveway to access your yard to install your accessory, No, you do not need an additional permit.
If you will make a new ingress/egress over the Right-of-Way for construction, Yes, you will need a permit. This would cover, pole barns, pools, sheds, barns, etc.