Roadway Cut Management System (RCMS) Online Permitting
In April 2007, the City of Wilmington amended Chapter 42 of the City Code, Right-of-Way Management, and adopted the Underground Facilities Coordination Manual in an attempt to increase the service life of the City’s pavement network.
This amendment, enacted through Ordinance 07-002, requires all contractors and public utility agencies to obtain a Roadway Cut Permit from the Department of Public Works (DPW) in advance of performing an excavation within a City-owned street.
Visit the City of Wilmington Online Permitting System here for more information and to access the permit application process.
Contact Public Works
Department of Public Works
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 6th Floor
Wilmington DE 19801
Phone: (302) 576-3060
After Hours Water Emergencies: (302) 571-4150
Public Property: (302) 576-3862
Trash Collection: (302) 576-3879
Special Pickups: (302) 576-3878
Sewers & Potholes: (302) 576-3866
Transportation: (302) 576-3086
Water Services/Water Mains: (302) 576-3877
Water Quality: (302) 571-4158
Street Cut Program: (302) 576-3060
Street Tree Permits and Information: (302) 576-2582