Permits

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Excavation / Utility
Required when digging in any public ROW ( Right-of-Way ) or when attaching to City Utilities such as water mains and sewers. Basic Fee $35.00. Other charges may apply.

Excavation/Utility Permit Application 

Curb Cut
Required when constructing or widening a driveway entrance from a public street. Fee $35.00

Curb Cut Permit Application 

Erosion Control
Required when exposing more than 5000 square feet earth, or more than 1000 square feet of earth if within 25 feet of a lake, pond, stream or wetland, or when moving more than 100 cubic yards of earth. Basic fee is $35 for less than 1 acre. Fess for areas greater than 1 acre are figured at $35 for the first acre then $20 per acre up to 50 acres, then $5 per acre over 50 acres.

Dumpster
Required when placing a dumpster in a public street, alley or adjacent to a street. Fee $25.00 for up to 2 weeks, $50.00 for up to 1 month.

Dumpster Permit Application

Traffic Control

Required when blocking any part of a public street, alley or when working adjacent to a street. Fee varies according to conditions and time required.

Traffic Control Authorization Request Form

Oversize/Overweight Movements
allow the operation of vehicles or loads that exceed the legal maximum weight or size. These permits are valid only for those streets under City of Bloomington jurisdiction.

Oversize/Overweight Permit Application
 (PDF - fillable form version) rev 8/13 

Oversize/Overweight Permit Application
 (Word 2010) rev 8/13 

MapOverweight Load Fees 

Understanding Illinois Size and Weight Laws

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