Hancock County Permit

We have one permit that is used for the following items:

  1. Driveways - All County and Township Roads.  If you live in a subdivision you need to get a drive permit from your Township.  Please reference the "Drive Access Management Regulations (2006)" and the "Hancock County Thoroughfare Map" below for the correct placement of your driveway.
  2. Utility (Both Aerial and Underground) - All County and Township Roads EXCEPT those Township Roads located in Cass, Portage or Van Buren Townships.
  3. Overweight Loads - All County and Township Roads
  4. Oversize Loads - All County and Township Roads EXCEPT those Township Roads located in Cass, Portage or Van Buren Townships.
  5. Work Inside the Roadside Ditch (Filling In, Cleaning, Regrading, etc.) - All County and Township Roads EXCEPT those Township Roads located in Cass, Portage or Van Buren Townships.
 

Building a New House - If you are planning to build a new house in Hancock County please reference the guide below:

 

Hancock County Mail Box Policy - This policy covers the installation of your mailbox and if your mailbox is damaged.

 

Hancock County Flood Plain Permit