METRO Permitting

The Director of Technology Services, administers the licensing of Metropolitan Extension Telecommunication Rights-of-Way permits for the City. Companies interested in submitting or renewing a permit should contact the Director of Technology Services at 269-324-9217. 

What is a Metropolitan Extension Telecommunication Rights-of-Way Permit?

Telecommunications companies requiring access to the City public right-of-way for a telecommunications system are required by State law to obtain a METRO permit. The city of Portage uses the five-year application and permit, which can be found here