Public Works Administration team assists with the development of the five-year capital improvements plan; project management for capital projects (design, inspection and construction); and provides plan reviews for all proposed projects. There are three full-time employees in the Public Works administration team.
Public Works Administration issues all utility excavation and right-of-way work permit applications within the Town. Any contractor wishing to install utilities (water lines, sewer lines, cable, telephone, gas and electric) within the Town of Frisco or perform any right-of-way work must first obtain an Excavation/Right-of-Way Work Permit. Utility excavation permits for excavations deeper than three feet are issued April 15th – October 31st. Utility excavation permits for utility installations that are less than three feet deep, and wholly contained within private property, are issued year-round. All excavations must be performed in accordance with the Town of Frisco’s Excavation Ordinance, Chapter 87.
Download the Excavation Permit Application. Copies are also available at the office of the Public Works Office Manager at 102 School Road, Frisco, CO 80443. Requirements are specified in Chapter 87. Also, all excavators and contractors must have a valid Town of Frisco business license and must provide a current Certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Frisco as additionally insured before the issuance of an Excavation/Right-of-Way Permit.
The fees for permits are: $10 for work on private property, $50 for work on public property, a bond will be required, and $60 for work on both public and private property, a bond will be required.
Excavators must “call before you dig”. To request utility locates, call the Utility Notification Center of Colorado at 800-922-1987 or dial 811.
The Water Department performs all inspections of water lines and meter assemblies for newly constructed homes and businesses (please refer to the Town of Frisco’s Water Construction Standards). All Water related inspections must be scheduled through the Administration Department and all inspections require a 24 hour notice; please call the Public Works Office Manager at 970-668-0836 to schedule an inspection.
All water tap fees are calculated by the Administration Department. One (1) Capital EQR (tap) in 2017 equals $4,301. A single-family residence is “tapped” at one (1) EQR. The Department requires a full set of plans to calculate the tap fee.
You must purchase your water meter from the Town of Frisco. Please contact the Public Works Office Manager at 970-668-0836 for pricing and pick-up.
The Town of Frisco’s sanitation (sewer) service is provided by the Frisco Sanitation District which is a special district not operated by the Town. You may contact the Frisco Sanitation District at 970-668-3723.