What is Hoarding?
Hoarding is temporary fencing/enclosure of the right-of-way for construction purposes (typically fencing, barrels, storage equipment, materials or vehicles). Review of a Traffic Control Plan or Pedestrian Control Plan by Transportation Planning is required as part of the Hoarding Application.
Types of Hoarding Permits
Day Road Closure Permit
Long term closures (overnight)
Certificate of Insurance required
Review by the Transportation Planning Department required
Fees are calculated monthly based on the current User Fee Schedule.
The following is required prior to issuance of a permit:
A scaled drawing of the area showing dimensions and area to be hoarded (maximum drawing size - 11 in x 17 in). The drawing may need to be signed by the City Engineer or Chief Building Official, their designates, or others depending on the extent.
A copy of your insurance with a special endorsement approved by the Risk Management Department
Copies of the Special Endorsement, which can be obtained from the Engineering Department
Payment of fees
The permit can be taken out in the contractor's name, however, the property owner(s) or their legal agent must sign the permit application, as any unpaid permit fees will be placed against the property as taxes.
Day Closure: $212.00
Hoarding in Boulevard/Sidewalk: $0.75/linear foot/calendar month
Hoarding in Roadway: $0.75/square foot/calendar month
Development, Projects and Right-of-Way
350 City Hall Square West, 2nd Floor, Suite 210
Phone: For general information, call 311. For detailed inquires, call (519) 255-6257.