Permits & Regulations

General Permit Application

The Public Works Department / Engineering Department requires that an opening and/or occupancy permit be applied for in the Engineering Department for all work within the public way (roadway or sidewalk excavation) and for any work (repairs, modifications or new connections) to public utilities (water, sewer, drain) either on the street or private property. Contractors must be appropriately insured and bonded to Town Standards and must complete work and restore areas to Town standards. The division maintains a listing of all contractors who are properly insured and bonded and whom have successfully completed work. Click on the tab on the left of this page.

The Town of Milton Engineering Department has migrated its permit system to PermitEyes which is an online portal as of 10/1/2023. Please login and create a new account in order to submit a new permit. 



  1. Go to the LOGIN page.(PermitEyes works best with Google Chrome,Mozilla Firefox, and Safari works on Macs.)


  1. Go here to CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT.Provide all required information. Once you create your account, enter your Username/Password to start your application.

(Don’t use an email address as your username)


You can find detailed instructions on how to login, create a new account and submit a new permit HERE. Please email with any questions.

Drainlayer's Application

Contractors may submit an application* for the drainlayer license in Town. Drainlayer license application and requirements can be found on the tab on the left of this page.

As of October 2021 all permits shall be hand delivered to Town Engineering Department located at 525 Canton Avenue (Town Hall). Fees and deposits must be made by check, payable to Town of Milton.

To schedule an inspection (at least 72 hours notice) once your permit is ready, please email Inspections.