The following application and permits may
be obtained at the Knox County Engineers Office. Payment is only
accepted in the form of cash or check. Please make checks payable to
the Knox County Engineer.
Management Program was initiated in January 2006, county wide, and its
function is to classify roads, and by classification determine spacing
and location of driveways, considering nearest existing driveways and
intersections, and review physical obstructions such as horizontal and
vertical features which might impair sight distance. The county Access
Management Permit also include the driveway culvert approval.
Board of County Commissioners is the owner of record for all county
road right-of-way, and issue permits through the County
office for any public or private utilities proposing to locate or
relocate in the right-of-way. This includes individual house services,
and larger (transmission) lines serving multiple customers.
POSTED ROAD PERMITS:
The Board of Knox County Commissioners have in effect a Frost Law (O.R.C.
5577.07) provision by which the County Engineer posts all county roads for a period of time (January 1 through May 1) for loads to be reduced by 25% of legal limits. A permit must be obtained to carry a load not reduced by 25% of the legal limit on all county roads. Loads reduced by 25% of the legal limit do not need to obtain a posted road permit.
The County Engineer issues permits for overweight, over-width, and
over-height vehicles on county roads. Generally, these are
applications, and each is reviewed for bridge limitations or road
conditions prior to approval.
of the above permits may be downloaded and printed.