Access Permits

A street or driveway access permit is required for the following:

  • Any new driveway or agricultural field entrance onto an Anoka County road
    • A site review must be performed prior to the issuance of an access permit. Submit written request and a detailed sketch to the Anoka County Highway Department, ATTN: Traffic Department.
  • Any proposed street or commercial access
  • If a change in the use of a property that is adjacent to a county road occurs, the county has the right to review access to the county road and to require a new permit.

Applicants must apply in person, by appointment only.

For more information and to schedule an appointment once access has been approved, please call 763-324-3176.

Street or Driveway Access Permit Fees
Access permit fees are as follows:

Permit Use                                             Fees

Residential Driveway or Field Entrance      $175

Commercial Access                                $250


A culvert pipe is generally required unless curb is present. The permit holder is required to provide a pipe that meets county standards.

For more information call 763-324-3176.

Permit Application Samples and Policies