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Right of Way Management Division
The division is responsible for infrastructure planning for city departments, addressing, plan review for improvements within public, residential, and commercial areas, and coordination and inspection of all activities with utility companies, and other federal, state, and other municipalities. Additionally:
  • Coordination, permits, inspections, and approval of traffic control and restoration for construction projects in and along roadways and sidewalks.
  • Working with city contractors, private contractors, private utility companies and their subcontractors to plan, execute, and deliver quality projects in a timely manner. 
  • Routing and permitting over sized, over weight, and over height loads and granting exceptions for time restricted roadways.
  • The division also prepares and disseminates communications and messaging to E911, Schools, Fire-Rescue, and the public via various forms of media

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    Freda K. Burns
    City Right of Way Administrator

    810 Union St.
    Second Floor
    Norfolk, VA 23510

    Ph: 757-664-7306
    Fx: 757-664-4696

    Permits:  First Floor, Development Services Center