Driveway Permit

Cuts in the curb for driveways require a permit. Citizens must complete and submit a Driveway Permit Application along with plans or sketch with the appropriate dimensions of the proposed driveway to the Traffic Engineering Department at 1100 W. Gwinnett St., emailed, or fax to (912) 525-1535. Call (912) 651-6600 for more information.

The Traffic Engineering Director, or his designee, will inspect the site and review plans and/or sketch to determine if the site meets minimum conditions for approval of the driveway. The Traffic Engineering Department will evaluate and process the application in a maximum of four working days from the date the application was received by the Traffic Engineering Department.

In addition to Traffic Engineering, the application form will be forwarded to the Streets Department, Park and Tree Department, and the Storm Water Department (if applicable) for review and approval. .

Your permit must be posted at the work site.

  • Per the City's Emergency Order, the Traffic Engineering Office is closed to the public.  All applications must be submitted via FAX: 912-525-1535 or EMAIL: trafficpermits@savannahga.gov.  
  • Invoiced fees can be paid using most credit cards online via eTRAC. To sign up, users must click "Register" on the eTRAC site & provide the required information. See link for guidance: http://www.savannahga.gov/1027/eTRAC
  • For customers that are unable to submit applications and/or fees electronically, a drop-box is available next to the main entrance of the Traffic Engineering Office.
  • No personal checks or cash will be accepted – Only cashier checks, money orders, or local company checks.
  • For more information, please contact the Traffic Engineering Office at (912) 651-6600.
  • *PLEASE NOTE:  The Traffic Engineering Office has relocated to 20 Interchange Drive (off of W. Gwinnett St., east of I-516).  A drop-box is available at the new Administration Building

Fees and Conditions
Application fees are determined by the type of driveway proposed.

• Residential driveway: $75

• Commercial driveway: $125 per entrance

All fees should be paid via cashier’s check or money order payable to “City of Savannah”. Submit fees to the Traffic Engineering Department:

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1027, Savannah, GA 31402
  • Physical Address: 20 Interchange Dr., Savannah, GA 31415


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