Trench Excavation

Trench Permit

Complete our Online Trench Permit 

  • Application must be filled out completely before submitting
  • Upload your Insurance Certificate (with general liability coverage of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per claim)
  • Upload photo identification of the permit holder and/or of the person performing the excavation
  • Include the Dig Safe Number
  • Include the after hours emergency telephone number
  • Permitting Fee of $50.00 (cash or check made out to the Town of Hingham)
  • Property Owner and Excavators signature required
  • Trench Permit may be completed online, dropped off in the mailbox at the DPW office, or Emailed 
  • Allow 2 business days for processing once everything is received.