Permits, Forms and Fees
Failure to obtain permit will result in a late fee of $250.00 this is in additional to the permit fee.
DRIVEWAYS OTHER THAN COMMERCIAL (CRA 100)
- Existing Residential (paving or no improvement) - $40.00
- Residential (one single family home) - $50.00
- Multifamily Residential (2-4 single family homes) - $40.00
- Access or Haul Road - $50.00
- Field Entrance - $50.00
- Utility Structure Driveway - $50.00
COMMERCIAL DRIVEWAYS (CRA 100)
- Commercial Driveway - $200.00
- Multifamily Residential (5 or more homes)
- Turn lane/Passing
- Flares/Multiple Driveways
ROAD CONSTRUCTION or RECONSTRUCTION (CRA 100)
MISCELLANEOUS (CRA 100)
- Grading, Landscaping, Ditch Cleanout - $100.00
- Tree Removal - $50.00
- Permit Violation or Working Without a Permit - $250.00 per violation or access
Failure to apply for Permit before construction - will result in a late fee charge of $250.00, this is in addition to the permit fee.
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UTILITIES (CRA 100)
- Overhead and Underground - $200.00
- Utility Service Connection (same side of main line) - $150.00
- Bore Road Crossing - $150.00
- Open Cut Road Crossing - $250.00
ANNUAL UTILITY PERMITS (CRA 100)
$250.00 - For maintenance purposes and single service longitudinal connections that do not require digging in road base or shoulders.
If the Road Commission determines that inspection of a project is necessary above what is covered by the permit fee, inspection Fees will be charges at a rate of $50.00 per hour. Estimated inspection fees shall be paid prior to issuance of the permit.
STATE TRUNKLINE RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITS
State trunkline highway right-of-way permit fee schedule depends on permit type. Information on these permits can be obtained online at the Michigan Department of Transportation Website or call the MDOT North Region Office at (989) 731-5090
PURPOSE: To permit Oversize and Overweight loads on the Cheboygan County Road System. The permit is issued for the power unit (Cab) for any combination towed behind subject to state law and the CRAM Rules for Movement of Oversize or Overweight Vehicles and Loads.
Authority: MCL 257.722; MCL 257.725.
OVER SIZE / OVER WEIGHT
Annual Transportation Permits are not valid in restricted areas such as Posted Bridges or Specially Designated Roads. (See Rules)
Single Move Transportation Permit
- Round Trip up to 3 business days $25.00
- Multiple Trips up to 3 calendar days $50.00
Annual Transportation Permit $100.00
MOBILE HOMES & BUILDINGS
Annual Transportation Permits are not valid in restricted areas such as Posted Bridges or Specially Designated Roads (see rules).
- Single Mobile Home Transportation Permit $25.00
- Annual Mobile Home Transportation Permit $100.00
- Super Move Transportation Permit $100.00
*Each move requires a separate permit.
An inspection fee may be required for Super Move Transportation Permits. The amount of the fee will be determined by the anticipated cost of the inspection for the permit.
SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTION PERMITS
Bonding may be required at the discretion of the Road Commission for special permits issued during the Seasonal Weight Restriction Period. The Road Commission reserves the right to alter the requested route(s). Permits may be denied at the discretion of the Road Commission.
Milk Haulers and Agricultural Commodities:
Seasonal Milk Transportation Permit $25.00
Seasonal Agricultural Transportation Permit
Single Trip $25.00
- Route Notification Request* $0.00
(for Seasonal Agricultural Permit)
*Route Notification Requests are required as part of the Transportation Permit
Seasonal Public Utility Transportation Permit $0.00
Seasonal Public Utility Transportation Permit $100.00
Route Notification Request* $0.00
(for Seasonal Agricultural Permit)
* Route Notification Requests are required as part of the Transportation Permit
Seasonal Weight Restrictions/Special Use Permit (CCRC210)
Single Move (One way) $25.00
Multiple Moves during the Restriction Period $100.00
Bonds (Bonding in the form of an Irrevocable Letter of Credit, Certified Check, Money Order, or Cash. Deposit may be required at the discretion of the Road Commission for the Roads used for Permits allowing movement of unrestricted loads during the Seasonal Weight Restriction Period.)
- Bond rate per mile - $5,000.00
- Minimum Bond for routes less than 1 mile - $5,000.00
Private Road Signs
The Cheboygan County Road Commission may install private road name signs requested by a Township or Individual for a fixed fee. The fee shall be based on cost for time and materials, assuming one (1) hour to install. Applicant will be required to provide documentation from GIS Equalization the correct name and spelling of the private road. The administrative staff shall periodically review cost of time and materials and make necessary adjustments to keep the fee current.
Private road signs can be requested on the below form. The cost is $160.00* for the sign and materials to install and installation of the private road sign. The attached form must be completed by applicant, taken to the Cheboygan County GIS Office (at the Cheboygan County Building) for approval. Once signed by GIS, the signed form and check for $160.00*, payable to the Cheboygan County Road Commission, should be submitted to our offices at 5302 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, Michigan 49749 for processing.
*Fee as of 03/16
SMALL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONSFACILITIES PERMITS
PURPOSE: To provide permits for the installation, construction and maintenance of Small Wireless Communication Facilities within Right-of-way under the jurisdiction of the Cheboygan County Road Commission.
A. New Small Cell Wireless Facilities Permit for each stand alone small cell facility
B. New Small cell Wireless Facilities and New Pole Permit for each pole or support structure
(April - Sept): Mon - Thurs: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Oct - April): Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm