Apply for a Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) Permit

For more information, call Right of Way Permitting at (813) 274-6500

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Apply for a Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) permit if your project or special event will impede traffic in any way, shape or form, or for any work done within 15 feet from the edge of the roadway. You only need a TTC permit for any work or event lasting longer than two hours.


Base application fee: $50 per permit
Collector or arterial traffic lane closed: $150 for each lane


  • Make sure that the address for your proposed project lies within unincorporated Hillsborough County. We do not issue permits for projects within the municipalities of Tampa, Plant City or Temple Terrace. 
  • Type of request:
    • Road closure
    • Lane closure and number of lanes
    • Other with description
  • Contractor/Organization
  • Contractor name, address, phone and fax
  • Name and address of who the contractor is doing the work for
  • Preferred method of notification for permit approval
    • Phone
    • Fax
    • Email
  • Location
    • Reference to nearest intersection(s)
    • Do not use house numbers
    • On what street
    • From where to where
  • Direction of traffic in work area
  • For multi-lane roads, location on roadway
    • Right or left turn lane
    • Inside, center or outside
  • Description of work
  • Start and end dates
  • Name and phone of 24 hour contact person
  • For social events only – start and end time
  • Maintenance of traffic
    • Attach drawing
    • FDOT standard index
  • Name, title, phone and fax of person submitting application

Things To Consider

  • See the Utility Accommodation Guide for complete and detailed information on policies and procedures for Right-of-Way (ROW) and TTC permits
  • Several entities that operate within Hillsborough County are exempt from permitting fees under certain conditions. Failure to provide the name of the entity you are working for can lead to incorrectly applied charges and undue processing delays.
  • You must pay all fees at the time of the application
    • For mail, fax or email applications, you must include a check or a credit card authorization form in the exact amount of the fees due
    • Do not mail cash
  • Application due dates- must be received prior to proposed implementation date
    • For road closures- a minimum of 30 days
    • For all others - a minimum of 5 days
  • Times and dates on permits are for normal work days only
    • High volume roads: 9 AM to 4 PM
    • Low volume roads: 8 AM to 5 PM
    • Any work done outside these hours must be approved on a separate permit
  • For Social events
    • You must observe all County safety regulations
    • Take measures to safely conduct the public through the project area, , including displaying safety devices
  • For road closures
    • You are required to post Portable Message Signs (PMS) as public notification on the subject roadway a minimum of seven days prior to initiating the closure.
    • Notification sign must include the following:
      • proposed start and finish date of the closure
      • special hours of the closure, if applicable
      • telephone number, (813) 272-5275, for additional information
  • In cases where severe weather is imminent, the Project Manager and contractor(s), must have a comprehensive emergency action plan to prepare and to secure the job site according with the Hillsborough County Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines for severe weather event preparation

How To

  1. Download the application
  2. You can submit applications:

What's Next

  1. Staff will review and return the application within 5 days of receiving it at the ROW office
  2. Complex projects requiring extensive travel lane realignments, traffic signal modifications, or multiple closures will require an extended review time

Get Help

(813) 272-5600

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