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Telecommunications Permit Installations

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Permit Types and Fees

Following are permit types and fees for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to process an application for telecommunication facilities in State highway right-of-way pursuant to NAC 408 (effective 11/1/01):

New facilities less than two and one-half (2 1/2) in length
(Permit Type - 7A)

Application Review & Inspection of Installation

Fee: $600

$375 is non-refundable and must accompany the application. The remainder of the fee is due and payable upon the delivery of the occupancy permit.

New facilities greater than two and one-half (2 1/2) miles, but less than five (5) miles in length
(Permit Type - 7B)
Application Review & Inspection of Installation

Fee: $1,000

$375 is non-refundable and must accompany the application. The remainder of the fee is due and payable upon the delivery of the occupancy permit.

New and existing facilities 5 miles in length or longer
(Permit Type - 7C)
Application Review & Inspection of Installation

The Department will charge and collect a fee in an amount equal to the cost incurred by the Department to review an application for an occupancy permit and inspect the installation of a telecommunications facility or the changes to a telecommunications facility for which an occupancy permit has been issued by the Department and which is more than five (5) miles in length:

Fees

  • First five (5) miles: $1,000
  • Each additional two (2) miles: $600

For example: If an Applicant has a seven-mile project in which they will be installing new fiber optics, the deposit that will be required at the time of submission would be $1,600 ($1,000 for the first five (5) miles and $600 for the additional two (2) miles). The deposit must accompany the occupancy permit application.

If upon completion of the installation of or change to the telecommunications facility, the Department determines that the amount of the fee collected was:

  • More than the cost incurred by the Department, the Department will refund to the Utility the amount by which the fee exceeded the cost; or
  • Less than the cost incurred by the Department, the Department will send the Utility, by certified mail, a notice setting forth the amount by which the cost exceeded the fee. The Utility shall submit the amount set forth in the notice not later than fifteen (15) days after the Utility receives the notice.

Annual Occupancy Permits
(Permit Type - 7D)
Application Review & Inspection of Installation

To start the application process, fill out and submit the Telecommunications Annual Permit Application to the local district office.

Fee: $9,500

$500 is non-refundable and must accompany the application. The remainder of the fee is due and payable upon the delivery of the occupancy permit.

Existing Facilities less than five (5) miles in length

(Permit Type - 7E)
Application Review & Inspection of Change to Facilities

Fee: $500

$125 is non-refundable and must accompany the application. The remainder of the fee is due and payable upon the delivery of the occupancy permit.

Miscellaneous
(Permit Type - 7F)

Application Review & Inspection - Residential Service Connection (same side of highway but outside of oil)

Fee: $100

Additional Fees

In addition to the fees for new and existing facilities less than 5 miles in length, the Department may charge and collect a fee in an amount equal to but not more than ten percent (10%) of the published fee if the Department determines that the cost to review an application for an occupancy permit and inspect a telecommunications facility of the Utility is more than the amount of the fee charged and collected pursuant to the published fee.

Please remember, that all non-refundable fees must be collected at the time of submission of the application. If a permit is approved, the remainder of the fee must be paid at the time the permit is picked up.

Note: These fees may be revised based on an annual review of the department's cost to process applications for telecommunication permits.

To start the application process, click on the "Telecommunications Annual Permit Application" link under "Annual Occupancy Permits (Permit Type - 7D)" above.

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