Right-of-way forms & brochures

Local agencies acquiring property rights on a federally funded transportation project may use these forms and brochures. Note: Agencies should consult with their attorney, or other expert, knowledgeable in jurisdictional laws and intended use of these general forms prior to use.

Local Public Agencies (LPA) brochures

The following generic brochures are available to local agencies for distribution to property owners and tenants that will be impacted by their federal-aid transportation projects.

Another option is to disburse the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) brochures, which can be obtained online directly from the FHWA website.

 

LPA general forms

Forms used by local agencies that cover general program areas.

 

LAC forms

Forms used by WSDOT’s Local Agency Coordinator (LAC) to perform the Right of Way Certification Review. Local agency staff or consultants can review the forms to understand file expectations prior to requesting a Certification Review.

 

LPA appraisal forms

Forms used by local agencies that pertain to the appraisal function.

 

LPA acquisition forms

Forms used by local agencies that pertain to the acquisition of real property or property rights/interests.

 

LPA certification forms

Forms used by local agencies to request a Right of Way Certificate so their federal-aid project can be authorized for construction.

 

LPA property management forms

Forms used by local agencies that pertain to the management of property purchased that is no longer needed for their federal-aid project.

 

LPA relocation forms

Forms used by local agencies that pertain to providing a variety of relocation assistance activities for residential, non-residential, and personal property only displacements.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.