Temporary Encroachment


Utility Encroachment

The Department of Engineering processes applications for certain encroachment permits that have been submitted through the Development Center.

Encroachment Permits for any work to be performed in a road right-of-way located within the City limits are processed by staff of the Department of Engineering Administration Division and approved by the Director of Engineering.

City of Columbia Encroachment Permit Application

SCDOT Encroachment Permit Application

Liability, Hold Harmless, and Indemnification Agreement 

Lane Closure Encroachment

Permanent Encroachment

Contact Johnathon Chambers:  803-545-3206 or [email protected]


For additional information, please contact the Development Center at (803) 545-3483.