Street Moratorium

On June 28, 2022, the Richmond City Council adopted Ordinance 09-22 amending the City of Richmond Municipal Code Chapter 12.30 ("Video Service Provider, Utility and Special District Encroachments") and Retitling it "Encroachments and Easements" and Rescinding Chapter 12.29 ("Opening and Pavement Restoration Encroachments") in its Entirety. Section 12.30.120 establishes a moratorium against excavating in newly resurfaced streets. The map and list of prohibition streets are available below. In accordance with Richmond Ordinance 09-22, a waiver must be obtained to cut into the prohibition streets. Click here for waiver

Municipal Code 12.30.120 - Newly constructed or resurfaced streets - Prohibition period
Moratorium Streets Map
Moratorium Streets List - November 2023
For an archive of previous updates, go to the Document Center and click on the Engineering folder and then Street Cut Prohibition folder.