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


The 6th Edition of the Manual on Accommodating Utilities went into effect Aug. 1, 2021. Learn more at www.piercecountywa.gov/utilitymanual.

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. 

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

Corina Alvarez
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:
2702 S 42nd St., Suite 109
Tacoma, WA 98409