CCRD’s Transportation Permits are now accessible through Oxcart Permit Systems.
Please follow the link for transportation applications, Driveway, Private/Public Road, Utility, Special Use/Right of Way, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Traffic, Addressing, and Abandonments/Site Reviews. www.oxcartpermits.com/
Click here for instructions on how to use Oxcart Permit Systems
For questions, contact Permit Agent Erin Cummings via email or phone, 269-781-0024.
Any activity or use of County road right-of-ways other than for highway travel purpose requires a permit from the road department. Permitted activities are: driveway construction, utility installation, soil disturbances of one acre or more OR which are within 500 feet of a wetland, lake or stream, seismographic exploration and oversize or overweight transport. Standard mailboxes without a permit in the road right-of-way are allowed. Permit applications, mailbox installation specifications and road right-of-way standards are available at the road department office. Permits are required for any type of work that is done in the road right-of-way by utility companies, surveyors or any other person or agency.
Items which are not legal in the road right-of-way are: fences, retaining walls, sprinkler systems, ‘invisible’ pet fences, landscaping, rocks, boulders, berms, light posts, filling existing drainage ditches or dumping debris, planting trees, shrubs, or vegetation that may have the potential of obscuring vision at intersections or signs.