A City of Idaho Falls Public Works Right-of-Way License is required of any person engaging in the construction, placement or laying of any asphalt or concrete pavement; sidewalk; driveway; curb; gutter; water line; sanitary sewer line storm drain line; telephone line; electrical line, conduit, or facilities; cable TV line, conduit, or facilities; gas line or facilities; or any other similar structure or appurtenant facilities within any street, alley, easement or other public right-of-way of the City. 

All excavation and construction also require a permit for the specific address affected. Permits are issued after submitting a completed application


To apply for a ROW Permit, please use our online eTRAKiT system. If you have not created an account, please contact the Engineering Division at 612-8250.


If you need assistance with a permit application, we are available Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM (Government Holidays excluded) to assist you by calling the number above. 



As of November 25, 2014, the City Council of Idaho Falls passed the following amendments to the City Code: 

On January 27, 2015, a training course was held at the City Hall Annex building to educate contractors on the upcoming code and policy changes. Click here to see the Powerpoint Presentation Slides.


Click here to access the video recording of the course.