A Public Way Access Permit (PWAP) is required to install a new driveway or modify an existing driveway that connects to a City-owned road, including the street, sidewalk, curb, driveway apron, and/or grass berm area.
Typical permit activities that require a PWAP include:
Once approved, your paving contractor will need to submit an application for a Driveway Street Opening Permit prior to making any driveway modifications. Contractors must be bonded and insured with the City of Framingham.
There is no permit fee to apply for a PWAP.
The applicant will receive a decision letter within 30 working days.