Utility Facilities in Public Rights of Way (ROW) License Application

Unless the applicant has a valid franchise from the city, every utility operator who wishes to conduct any work in the public ROW and every person who owns or controls utility facilities in the public ROW shall obtain a license from the city. Beaverton Code (BC) 4.15.070. Licenses are valid for five-year terms.

Instructions: Provide all information and a $176 nonrefundable application fee. The city will review the application and, if approved, return an executed copy to the applicant which will serve as the license. If the applicant will provide utility services to any customers within the city, the applicant must also register annually with the city. Registration applications are distinct and separate from the license application.

Please note: If paying by physical check, please mail your payment to City of Beaverton, Attn: Finance Department, PO Box 4755, Beaverton, OR 97076

All fields are required.

Applicant Information

Include corporate name registered with Oregon Secretary of State and any DBAs and affiliates that will construct, own or control any facilities in the ROW.

(format: 999-999-9999 or 10-digit number)

Facilities to be Constructed or Operated

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Limit 1,000 characters

Are existing and proposed facilities:

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Check all utility services the applicant will provide:

Email the following documents to RightsOfWay@BeavertonOregon.gov:

  • State authorization, if any, to provide utility service in the city
  • City business license
  • Certificate of insurance or proof of self~insurance
  • Note: After an initial review of the application, the city may require additional documentation reasonably necessary to determine the applicant’s ability to comply with BC 4.15, including but not limited to financial assurance for the full and complete performance of the license.


The undersigned affirms that he or she is an authorized representative of the applicant with authority to execute this application.

I hereby certify, on behalf of the applicant, that the information provided in this application is true and correct as of the day of submission and that the applicant agrees to abide by the obligations in BC 4.15.


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Further questions about the City’s privacy policy: send an email to citymail@BeavertonOregon.gov.