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
    • For temporary road closures lasting more than seven consecutive days for private applicants, BOCC approval is required, per BOCC Policy
    • For temporary road closures lasting more than 30 consecutive days for private and public agency applicants, please see additional applicant requirements under “Things to Consider”.
  • 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
  • All temporary road closure permit applications must be received 30 days prior to proposed implementation date
  • Times and dates on permits are for normal workdays 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 all road closures
    • You are required to post Portable Message Signs (PMS) as public notification on the subject roadway a minimum of seven days prior
    • 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
  • For road closures of more than 7 consecutive days (private applicants), BOCC approval is required, per BOCC Policy

What's Next

  • Staff will review and return the application within 5 days of receipt
  • Complex projects requiring extensive travel lane realignments, traffic signal modifications, or multiple closures will require an extended review time

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(813) 272-5600

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