The Town of Salem requires that contractors obtain a permit for work done within rights-of-way, whether public or private. The permit must be signed by the contactor performing the work and the Town to be valid. Work shall not start until a permit has been approved.
Call the Engineering Division at 603-890-2036 to confirm that all information has been received. If information is received and complete, the Engineering Division will authorize you to schedule your work.
Contact the Engineering Division and/or the Utility Division a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours in advance of starting the work to schedule an inspection. Is it the contractor's responsibility to schedule inspections.
Note: All excavations require that DigSafe be contacted. In the event that DigSafe shuts down its service and/or any utility cannot do its mark-outs, no work will be permitted to proceed.