Permits - Weight Restriction & Right-of-Way

Road Restriction Permits - Beginning March 4, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) limits truck weights to prevent damage to City roads during the spring thaw. Start and end dates for these restrictions are monitored and determined by the State of Minnesota. Permits must be submitted and approved by the Street Department prior to driving on Cottage Grove roads when weight restrictions are in effect.  Submit application by email to  

Road Restriction Map

Road Restriction Permit Application

Right-of-Way Permits

Right-of-way permits are required to be submitted and approved before work can begin. Residents with questions/concerns about utility work being conducted in the right-of-way may call the City Engineering Department at 651-458-2800.

Right-of-Way Permit Application - Excavation

Right-of-Way Permit application - Non-Excavation