Visit the Road Department and request a permit. This is no charge for the permit.
All driveway cans that are to be replaced or new will need to have a permit. The permit requires that the county looks at the driveway and water flow. From this information the Road Department will inform the owner what size of can is required. The county does not furnish cans or the installation of cans.
Request should be made to Road Superintendent by anyone desiring to haul with heavy trucks or equipment on Crawford County roads.
Information required upon request: Roads to be travelled, number of days hauling will be done, company representative contact number, type of work being done.
Depending upon the road(s) being used, a bond may be required, amount to be determined by County Judge or Road Superintendent.
Permit is issued from the Road Dept., requires signatures from Superintendent or Foreman, and Permittee.
See sample heavy hauling permit.
These permits are required if a utility needs to cross a road. The County Judge or Road Superintendent or Road Foreman has to approve these.
See sample cut permit.
See sample bore permit.
The definitions of each of these three road types were determined in 1996 by the 911 County Commission.
County roads have blue road signs. They are the responsibility of the county to maintain.
Private roads have red road signs. These roads are not included in the county road system. We cannot provide cans or gravel to private roads. We cannot use public funds on private roads.
The permit allows the county to grade your road. You can obtain a permit from the Road Department. This permit must be submitted yearly and must be signed by all road property owners and filed at the County Clerk’s office. This permit resolves the county from any liability to the utilities on that road.
See sample red road permit.
Public roads are private roads that have both a mail and a school bus route. The county is allowed to spend public funds on a public road, although it is a red road sign, in which both government entities (school and mail) use on a daily occurrence. We are not required to maintain that road, but we are allowed to so if we feel it’s necessary to meet the needs of both of these entities.
3703 Pointer Trail East
Van Buren, AR 72956