Use these links to get printable permit applications. Completed applications may be faxed (319-833-3139) or mailed to:
Black Hawk County Engineer
316 E 5th St Ste 211
Waterloo IA 50703
Permits issued by the county require the operator, contractor, or applicant to carry appropriate insurance and to provide a Certificate of Insurance which meets the county's requirements. Please review the county's insurance requirements.
Load Moving Permits
Request permission to move a load heavier or larger than legal limits using county roads and bridges.
Permits for Landowners
Request to add, relocate, or widen an entrance to your property. New home entrances must have a 911 address issued from the Planning & Zoning office (319-291-4366) before an entrance permit will be issued. Entrances to County roads must be approved by the County Engineer. Your application will be reviewed and the site will be inspected for safety and drainage concerns.
Request to place a connecting tile line beneath a county road.
Request permission to excavate in the county ditch along your property.
Utility Placed Underground
Request permission to install a utility in the county right-of-way.
Utility Placed on Structure
Request permission to place a utility on a county roadway structure.
Excavation in the ROW
Request permission to excavate in the county right-of-way.