Survey, Mapping & Utilities

Survey Monuments


A survey monument defines roadway alignments and property boundaries.

Franchised Utility Information


In order for a utility company to place their facilities (pipes, wires, poles, etc.) in the county road right-of-way, they must have a franchise agreement in place with Pierce County. 

Manual on Accommodating Utilities


Pierce County is using the 5th Edition of the Manual on Accommodating Utilities as of June 1, 2016.

Utility Permit Information & Applications

 
Permits may be required depending on the magnitude of the work a utility company plans to perform. The specific information on classes of utility permits is detailed in the Manual on Accommodating Utilities.

For the most up-to-date permit forms and contact information, please see the printable/editable forms below. We are currently not able to process permits online. Please review our email and fax procedures

View the Permit Fee Schedule.

Contact Us
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Richard A Dickman, PLS
Survey Supervisor
Phone: (253) 798-3216 

Jerry West
Franchised Utility
Phone: (253) 798-3687

Sharon Pybas
Class B, C & D Utility
Right-of-Way Permits
Phone: (253) 798-4824

Rondi Downs
Class B, C & D Utility Right-of-Way Permits
Phone: (253) 798-3214

Scott Wright
General Utility Questions
Phone: (253) 798-3482
Cell: (253) 381-6315

Ken Messinger General Utility Questions
Phone: (253) 798-3517
Cell: (253) 732-2355

After Hours Emergency:
(253) 798-6000
Monday-Friday
7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Address
Tacoma Mall Office Building
4301 S Pine St, Suite 628
Tacoma, WA 98409-7213