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 District 7, Right-of-Way Permits

The ODOT District 7 Permit Office covers permits for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery and Image of District 7 CountiesShelby counties only.

Office hours for all permits listed on this page are Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information on obtaining a permit contact a Permit Coordinator. (see below)






 Permit Coordination

​For Permits in Auglaize, Champaign, Logan, Miami, and Shelby Counties contact:

Charles Craun

(937) 497-6947


For Permits in Clark, Darke, Mercer, and Montgomery Counties contact:

Doug Clark

(937) 497-6904

 Special Hauling Permits

(Oversize / Overweight Vehicles and Loads)

These permits are issued for movement of vehicles that exceed limitations on length, height, width, or weight as established in the Ohio Revised Code, Sections 5577.01-5577.09.

An insurance policy endorsement from (OS-32) must be filed with the ODOT Special Hauling Permits Section prior to processing a permit application.

New! These are now handled by Central Office through the Internet. More information can be found by going to the Special Hauling Permit Site.

 Roadway Usage Permits

These permits are issued for all approved work performed on, or occupancy of, all state highway right of way as established by the Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 5515. These permits apply only to state highways outside municipal corporations.

Roadway/Residential Permit Instructions

Permit Application (MR 505)

Examples of such permits are:

  • Construction of a residential, commercial, or field drives
  • Installation of drainage pipes or catch basins
  • Excavation of banks and installation of fill materials
  • Installation of utility facilities

Contact ODOT District 7's Permit Office for more information.

 Commercial Access Permits

The State Highway Access Management Manual contains the process requirements and standards that are applied depending on the type of highway facility involved. Each access management category has it's own standards for number of drives permitted, permitted traffic movements at the drive, spacing requirements, turn lane thresholds and a variety of other items. These standards ensure the highway will continue to function as it was originally intended to operate in terms of safety, mobility and land access.

 Utility Permits

For all permit questions please contact ODOT District 7's Permit Office for more information.
*See above contact information for specified county.

 Right of Way Plans

Contact Tim Wampler at (937) 497-6725 or


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