Due to a staff shortage, starting on
Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, River City Hall will be
open to the public
7:30 a.m to 3:30 PM
Phone calls will be answered until 4:30 p.m.
The Engineering Division is responsible for:
- Project and Development Review
- Capital Improvements Project (CIP) Management
- Issuance of excavation permits, public improvement agreements, and right-of-way permits
- Traffic Studies and Temporary Traffic Control during construction
- Stormwater Program and Environmental Compliance
Per City Code of Ordinances Section 21-51, written permission is required for obstruction of any kind or nature or to dig or leave any excavation in the city's right-of-way. The city's right-of-way consists of any part of any street, alley or sidewalk. Obstructing or digging in the public right-of-way without permission from the city is unlawful and subject to fines. All person(s) wanting to obstruct or dig in the public right-of-way are required to complete a permit application and submit to the Engineering Department located at: 1235 Camino del Rio, Durango, CO 81301
Excavation Permit (Apply in person at the River City Hall)
Revocable Permit (Apply in person at the River City Hall)
To submit your application, please email to email@example.com or drop off at River City Hall, 1235 Camino del Rio.
To ensure compliance with City construction standards and approved plans, inspections are required for all new:
Storm Water Construction Management
Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
Inspectors will ensure that activities within the City's right-of-way are in compliance with City Code. For inspection information contact the Engineering Department at (970) 375-4810.