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Temporary Obstruction Permits

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Temporary Obstruction Permits are necessary when portions of a public right-of-way (sidewalk, street, parking, etc.) will be blocked temporarily for events such as, but not limited to: construction projects, renovation or repair, or sidewalk sales.

Please read Section 22.4 of the City of Ames Municipal Code (beginning on page 22-2) before completing the application.

A Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Ames as an additional insured with comprehensive general liability limits in the amount of $500,000 combined single limit shall be in full force and effect during the life of the permit. A copy of the current insurance certificate shall be maintained on file with the City Clerk.

Application for Temporary Obstruction Permit