“Chip Sealing” is a common pavement maintenance practice that extends pavement life and provides a good driving surface. Since some County Residents may not be familiar with the chip seal construction method, this fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions.
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Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday. We are closed for most Federal holidays.
Complete our Driveway Permit Application and submit to our office along with the $50.00 permit fee. Please make checks payable to Madison County Treasurer.
No, work on an existing driveway does not require a permit; only a new driveway requires a permit.
Driveway permits are usually approved within one week.
The property owner is responsible for purchasing the culvert pipe and end sections for a new driveway. Our engineers will tell you what size is needed.
If the driveway meets the required sight distances, we will install the culvert pipe for you. If sight distances are not met, the homeowner (or contractor) is responsible for installation.
Please call our office at 315-366-2221. Once your request is made, our tree crew will determine if the tree is within the County Right-of-Way. Tree removal is based on the season and our current work load.
Information for upcoming bids can be found on the Purchasing Department's webpage. For technical specifications on a current bid, please call 315-366-2221 and ask to speak with our engineering department.