Encroachment Permits

Encroachment Permits are needed for all construction work performed within the County Right of Way. Permit applications are reviewed to identify potential conflicts with underground drainage, water supply and sewer facilities and conflicts with roadway and other miscellaneous transportation related facilities. The Right of Way Management Section acts as the lead agency in the review process and is responsible for the coordination and management of the review process. The County Construction Management and Inspection Division is responsible for all inspection related activities associated with encroachment permit work and typically coordinates their efforts with the Right-of Way Management Section.

Encroachment permits can be obtained by submitting an application with attachments to the County of Sacramento, Technical Resources, 827-7th Street, Room 105, Sacramento, CA 95814. Encroachment permit review typically takes 1 to 3 weeks. Fees associated with obtaining a permit are $103 for new driveway encroachment permits and $360.50 for all other permits. A $2,500 security deposit is also required prior to the issuance of a permit. In addition to these fees, inspection fees associated with this permit are charged to the permit holder at an hourly rate. 


For information concerning Encroachment Permits: 

Call 311 or 875-4311 or contact www.311.saccounty.net

View additional information about the Right of Way Management Section.