Permits Issued by DPW

Department:                                            

Department of Public Works

 

Engineering and Traffic Division

 

70 Tapley Street

 

 

Staff Liaison:

Al Chwalek, Director

 

(413) 787-6224

 

Email: achwalek@springfieldcityhall.com

 

 

 

Chris Cignoli, P.E., City Engineer

 

(413) 750-2808

 

Email: ccignoli@springfieldcityhall.com

 

 

Office Hours:

8:00 am- 3:00 pm, Monday- Friday

Engineering (413) 787-6210 / Fax 413-787-6029

 

 

Board/Commission/Committee:      

Board of Public Works

 

 

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:00pm at the project site under discussion.

 

 

Description of Board/Commission:

The Board of Public Works is composed of three members appointed by the Mayor for a three-year term. The board holds public hearings on projects such as street acceptance, discontinuance, sewer installation or relocation, utilities placed in the public ways. The Board handles all matters pertaining to the conversion of Private Way into Public Way. The Board levies betterment assessments on abutting properties affected by  improvements. The Board makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council for approval.

 

 

Permits Issued:

Driveway/Curb Cuts

Street Closing

Sewer Entrance Fee Street Occupancy

Sidewalk Vendors  

Sidewalk Sales

Road Excavation 

Sign Posting

Projections In/Over Street 

 

 

Process for Obtaining Permit(s):

Applications may be obtained at DPW Engineering Division office during regular business hours or online at DPW website

http://www.springfieldcityhall.com/DPW/173.html

 

 

Advertising Requirements:

Not applicable

 

 

Time Frame for Public Hearing:

Not applicable

 

 

Time frame for Decision:

Not applicable

 

 

Appeal Process:

Not applicable

 

 

Fee Schedule:

See table below. 

 

 

Applicable Local, State, Federal Statutes

M.G.L. Chapters 82A, 84,146, 164, 165,166A, DTE 98-22; and

1926 CFR 1926, Subpart P

 

 

DPW Fee Schedule

Permit/ Service

Fee

              Contractor License Application Fee

$100.00

              Street Opening/Trenching Application Fee

$  50.00

              Non-Excavation

$  15.00/day

              Life Cycle Pavement Fees

                      Pavement less than one (1) year old

                      Pavement less than five (5) years old

                      Pavement five (5) to ten (10) years old

                      Pavement over ten (10) years old

 

 

$100.00/ sq. ft.

$  50.00/ sq. ft.

$  20.00/ sq. ft.

$  10.00/ sq. ft.

              Blanket Manhole (public utility)

$750.00/year

              Inspection Fees:

                      General roadway excavation

                      General street excavation prior to city resurfacing 

                      program

 

$ 35.00/day

$100.00

 

For permit application procedures and fees see: http://www.springfieldcityhall.com/DPW/permits.html

Page last updated:  Tuesday, June 11, 2013 08:39 am