Encroachment Permits

Mobile Food Vendor Permit Information

Permits are required for any work within the state right of way such as highways, driveways, grading, fence removal or replacement, surveying and geotechnical investigation. Encroachment permits are issued by each of the respective ADOT district offices where the encroachment will be located.

To apply for an encroachment permit, please submit an application form along with a variety of supporting documents depending on the type of encroachment.

Special Case Requests for ADOT Encroachment Permits (Utilities)

As of April 1, 2021, Special Case requests will be submitted using the link below. A Special Case request is defined as, “A request to install utilities in ADOT rights-of-way that is either already identified as a Special Case or does not meet the guidelines listed in the ADOT Utility and Railroad (U&RR) Accommodation Guidelines.” The URR Accommodation Guidelines can be found at the link below. 

Mobile Food Vendor Permits at ADOT Rest Areas

As of April 15, 2020, Mobile Food Vendors can apply for a permit to sell take-away food items at ADOT Rest Areas. The  "The How to Apply for a Mobile Food Vendor Permit" link below provides information on how to participate in the program. The "Mobile Food Vendor Permit Application for ADOT Rest Areas" link will take you directly to the application and allow you to upload required documents. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].