Rules & Regulations

Administration of a Bicycle Parking Program by the City Traffic Engineer

Administration of a Car Share Permit Program by the City Traffic Engineer

Administration of the Residential Parking Permit Program

Administrative Citations

Reference Number: PWRR-028.0

Administrative_Citations.pdf(PDF, 538KB)

Effective Date: 5/17/2024

Bid Conditions of the Manager of Public Works pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity

Construction of Curbs, Gutters, Sidewalks, Driveways, Street Paving, and other Public Right-of-Way Improvements

Reference Number: PWRR-005.0

Construction_of_Curbs_Gutters_Sidewalks_Driveways_Street_Paving_and_other_Public_ROW_Improvements.pdf(PDF, 150KB)

Please Note: Warranty periods have been changed to three (3) years for all work in the right-of-way under the Revised Municipal Code, Sections 49-195 and 49-649

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Cost Recovery District Rules & Regulations

Criteria for Hazardous or Defective Sidewalks

Reference Number: PWRR-011.1

Criteria_for_Hazardous_or_Defective_Sidewalks.pdf(PDF, 108KB)

Effective Date: 3/21/2018

Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way

Reference Number: DOTIRR-025.4

Encroachment Rules and Regulations

Effective Date: 2/1/2021

Supporting Documentation

Visit Encroachments DOTIPT-105 for permit requirements and additional information.

Construction of an approved Encroachment Permit also requires completion of a Street Occupancy Request Form; see more information about Street Occupancy permitting.

Geographic Information Systems Digital Fee Schedules

Reference Number: PWRR-026.1

Geographic_Information_Systems_Digital_Fee_Schedules.pdf(PDF, 113KB)

Effective Date: 1/1/2008

Governing Public Infrastructure Management at 41st & Fox Station - East

Reference Number: PWRR-033.0

41st-and-Fox-Station-East.pdf(PDF, 375KB)

Effective Date: 11/26/2018

Hearings before the Manager of Public Works

Reference Number: PWRR-007.0

Hearings_Before_the_Manager_of_Public_Works.pdf(PDF, 126KB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Housing Code

Reference Number: PWRR-018.0

Housing_Code.pdf(PDF, 89KB)

Effective Date: 7/9/1998

Issuance of Permits by the City Traffic Engineer

Reference Number: PWRR-022.3

Issuance_of_Permits_by_the_City_Traffic_Engineer.pdf(PDF, 377KB)

Effective Date: 5/31/2022

The Executive Director of the Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI), City and County of Denver, adopted revised Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Issuance of Permits by the City Traffic Engineer. The revised rules are adopted pursuant to the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Chapter 2 Administration, Article VI Rules and Regulations, Sections 2-91 – 2-100 becoming effective May 31, 2022.

The full text of the adopted rule is filed with the Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Dept. 101, Webb Building, 201 West Colfax Avenue for public inspection and copying. The adopted rules are also available online.

Questions regarding the adopted rules may be submitted to the Executive Director of DOTI, in care of Paige Colton, by email to
Notice published in the Denver Business Journal on June 2, 2022.

Issuance of Revocable Permits for the Transit Amenities at Bus Stops in the Public Right-of-Way

Item Placement Specifications

Reference Number: PWRR-023.0

Item_Placement_Specifications.pdf(PDF, 218KB)

Effective Date: 6/29/2004

Local Public Improvement Districts

Reference Number: PWRR-004.0

Local_Public_Improvement_Districts.pdf(PDF, 100KB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Maintenance of Improvements in the Public Right-of-Way

Reference Number: PWRR-015.0

Maintenance_of_Improvements_in_the_Public_Right_of_Way.pdf(PDF, 661KB)

Effective Date: 11/18/1996

Management Plan Denver Radium Site Operable Unit 7 Denver Streets (Rescinded)

Reference Number: PWRR-016.0

Official City Business Parking Permit Program

Reference Number: PWRR-020.0

Official_City_Business_Parking_Permit_Program.pdf(PDF, 68KB)

Effective Date: 12/21/1999

Operation of Horse Drawn Carriages on the Public Right-of-Way

Reference Number: PWRR-008.1

Operation_of_Horse_Drawn_Carriages_on_the_Public_Right_of_Way.pdf(PDF, 253KB)

Effective Date: 1/29/2008

Oversize Moves

Reference Number: PWRR-010.0

Oversize_Moves.pdf(PDF, 57KB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Part III - Subdivision Regulations

Reference Number: PWRR-013.0

Part_III_Subdivision_Regulations.pdf(PDF, 3MB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Preparation, Storage, and Collection of Household and Yard Rubbish

Reference Number: PWRR-003.0

Preparation_Storage_and_Collection_of_Household_and_Yard_Rubbish.pdf(PDF, 128KB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Prequalification of Construction Contractors

Reference Number: PWRR-012.3

Prequalification_of_Construction_Contractors.pdf(PDF, 376KB)

Supporting Documentation:

Effective Date: 7/1/2019

Private Designing, Planning, Construction, Reconstruction and Remodeling of General Public Improvements

Prompt Payment

Reference Number: PWRR-001.0

Prompt_Payment.pdf(PDF, 401KB)

Effective Date: 10/15/1993

Sewerage Charges and Fees and Management of Wastewater

Reference Number: PWRR-017.2

Sewerage_Charges_and_Fees_and_Management_of_Wastewater.pdf(PDF, 710KB)

Effective Date: 5/17/2024

Sidewalk and Curb Ramp Construction

Reference Number: PWRR-029.0

Sidewalk_and_Curb_Ramp_Construction.pdf(PDF, 7MB)

Effective Date: 10/15/2007

Snow and Ice Removal from Sidewalks

Reference Number: PWRR-002.2

Snow_and_Ice_Removal_from_Sidewalks.pdf(PDF, 418KB)

Effective Date: 2/1/2008

Standard Right of Way Cross Sections and Utility Locations

Reference Number: PWRR-027.1

Standard_Right_of_Way_Cross_Sections_and_Utility_Locations.pdf(PDF, 2MB)

Effective Date: 10/1/2005

Standard Specifications for Construction General Contract Conditions

Street Cuts and Roadway Excavation Specifications

Reference Number: PWRR-019.0

 Street_Cuts_and_Roadway_Excavation_Specifications.pdf(PDF, 122KB)

Please Note: Warranty periods have been changed to three (3) years for all work in the right of way under the Revised Municipal Code, Sections 49-195 and 49-649

Effective Date: 8/1/1998

Temporary use of the Public Right-of-Way of the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

Reference Number: DOTIRR-034.0

Transportation_Demand_Management.pdf(PDF, 451KB)

Effective Date: 6/1/2021

Vending on the 16th Street Pedestrian and Transit Mall

Reference Number: PWRR-024.1

Vending_on_the_16th_St_Pedestrian_and_Transit_Mall.pdf(PDF, 381KB)

Effective Date: 1/1/2005