Meter Hood Permit

Needing to pay for a section of meters as part of your construction project? You need to apply for a permit to meet our community’s standards as defined in the Lincoln Municipal Code for the use of meter hoods.

Apply for Meter Hood Permit

Step 1.Submit your application

If this is for a roll-off dumpster or equipment to set then a Street Use permit is required. If the meter hood is a part of a Street Use all requirements for a Street Use permit will still apply.   

For more information on Street Use permits visit our Street Use Permit page.

Meter Hood days will exclude Sundays and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

For assistance with understanding these requirements, give us a call at the number at 402-441-7882 to speak with Plan Review. 

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Step 2.Make your payment

Once we have invoiced your fees you can pay online through Citizen Access.

Contact our office at 402-441-7521 or visit our Citizen Access Information page if you need assistance with paying your permit fee.

Step 3.We'll review your application

Our office will review your application for accuracy. You may need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.

If your permit is denied or has corrections required, you will be notified by the reviewer.  If your permit is approved as submitted, the permit will be issued.

Step 4.Next Steps

You can monitor your permit status through Citizen Access. After the permit is issued you will need to contact Aren Papke at 402-326-1918 to get the hoods put on. You will also be able to print the approved and stamped plans that are uploaded into your permit.