Summer Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday

6:30 AM to 5:00 PM





"The Monroe County Road Commission vows to provide quality, courteous and dependable professional services through innovative, cost-effective ways to maintain our road system through transparency, trust and collaboration between citizens, business and government."

Permit Information

A permit is required from the MCRC Engineering Department for any and all work being conducted within the road right of way whether it is by a contractor or a property owner. Such work may include but is not limited to driveway/frontage tile installation, paving of driveways, ditch cleaning, banners, sanitary sewer taps, and road improvements.

When proposing work within the MCRC right of way relating to commercial site plans, subdivisions, private roads, sanitary and water main extensions, service drives and road extensions, an engineering review is required. A transmittal letter and a  deposit per the MCRC fee Schedule along with two (2) detailed sets of plans shall be submitted to the MCRC. Township/Local Government Agency’s sanitary and water main projects may be excluded from the review deposit requirement, however a transmittal letter and detailed plans must be submitted. Submittals shall be sent to the attention of the MCRC Engineering Department.


Permits regarding utility projects other than sanitary sewer, storm sewer, or water main construction shall be submitted to the MCRC Engineering Department with the required MCRC Utility Application Form and Plans for review.


Upon approval and prior to issuance of a permit for work within the MCRC right of way, proper insurance requirements, bonds, easements, covenants (if necessary), and fees are required. The following link is the MCRC Fee Schedule.


See links below for forms and templates. For further information, please contact the MCRC at 734-240-5102.

Transportation Permit Applications 

  • Transportation Permits

March 1st, 2019 the Monroe County Road Commission will be changing the way we process our transportation permits (Single move-mobile home move, Annual transport, Seasonal moves and Super Move permit applications.)

We will be using an online-based permitting system via the web at we will no longer process transportation related permits in person.

Any entity wanting to apply for an overweight / oversize permit for Monroe County roads must use the Oxcart permitting software.

Registration is easy and can be completed on the Oxcart website under the Trucking login/sign-up

Once registered, companies will then be able to reap the benefits of the following via Oxcart:

    • Access a simple to use online interface for requesting local permits.
    • Paperless permits downloadable to your computer or any mobile device.
    • Eliminate tedious paper processes, emailing and scanning.
    • Speed the process of permit approvals.
    • Feature an online, interactive mapping solution to assist in route selection.
    • Online permit approvals pushed to your email inbox.
    • Provide an easy, online payment system (Credit card only – see below)

How to pay for Transportation permits.
In addition to the Monroe County Road Commission permitting fee, Oxcart will require a nominal processing fee for each transportation permit. Oxcart will also assess a credit card fee for each permit processed. These charges are as follows:

      • Visa
      • MasterCard
      • Discover
      • American Express and Diner's Club
      • (2.9% of total permit & processing fee combined)

Plus a $0.30 transaction fee for All transportation permits.
Please feel free to contact the Road Commission if you have any questions or need assistance creating an Oxcart Account.