In accordance with the Town of Arlington Street Occupancy & Trench Permit Regulations, licensed and approved contractors wishing to occupy or work in the Town's Right-of-Ways or perform work associated to any Town-controlled Utilities shall obtain a permit from the Department of Public Works prior to commencing work, unless otherwise specified in the Town's Street Occupancy & Trench Permitting Regulations.
5-Year Paving/Roadway Construction Moratorium
No Street Occupancy or Trench Permits will be issued on newly constructed/paved roads for a period of five (5) years after the roadway is constructed or paved, unless work is deemed emergency in nature.
Standard Construction Details
Additional ResourcesDig-Safe Information
Massachusetts Trench Laws and Regulations
OSHA Trenching and Excavation
Trench Safety Information
Trench Excavation Fact Sheet