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When do I need a dig permit?
Request a dig permit when:
- Installing a tent
- Digging post holes
- Installing sign posts
- Installing fencing
- Any time the ground at Wright state is going to be dug, bored, scratched, or otherwise disturbed in any way.
When should I request my dig permit?
Request a permit at least 72 business hours before the work starts.
Who should request the dig permit?
Whoever is performing the work should request the permit. Examples could include an outside contractor, a physical plant employee, grounds employee, or project manager.
Who is responsible for the Dig Permit being submitted?
It is the Project Manager’s responsibility along with the contractor/individual performing the work to make sure that a Dig Permit is submitted.
Who is responsible for contacting the Ohio Utilities Protection Service?
Whoever is performing the work should contact the Ohio Utilities Protection Service, whether it's an outside contractor, Physical Plant employee, grounds employee, etc.
What is the procedure for requesting a dig permit?
- First the area of work needs to be marked in WHITE paint. This is a requirement of the Ohio Utilities Protection Service and Wright State University.
- Contact Ohio Utilities Protection Service and record the confirmation number on the dig permit request.
- Fill out the remainder of the permit request—all areas of the form MUST be filled out.
- Email the permit request to email@example.com.
What happens once my request is submitted?
Once you send your completed dig permit requeset to firstname.lastname@example.org, the following process applies.
- Design and Construction customer service adds a utility map to the permit.
- The final permit is emailed to:
- CaTS will send a signed permit to email@example.com and the original submitter.
- The Underground Detective will send an onsite locate report to firstname.lastname@example.org and the original submitter.
By law, you MUST contact the Ohio Utilities Protection Service at 1-800-362-2764 before digging. You are required to contact them at least 48 hours prior to beginning any digging project, but no more than 10 working days (excluding weekends and legal holidays) before the project. Visit the Ohio Utilities Protection Service website for more information.
Please visit the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission forms page for the following document categories:
- Concept Development
- General Contract
- CM at Risk
- Design Build