When is an Encroachment Permit required?
Any work performed in the public right of way requires an encroachment permit. For example: installation or repair of sidewalk, curb and/or gutter, or driveway approach; installation of sidewalk underdrain; installation of sewer lateral or cleanout; placement of monitoring wells or soil borings; and installation, repair or removal of a dock on the Marina Lagoon.
How do I obtain an Encroachment Permit?
The property owner or the contractor performing the work must:
- complete and submit an Encroachment Permit Application
- provide certificates of public liability and property damage insurance with the City named as an additional insured
- pay an encroachment permit fee and security deposit
Call (650) 522-7300 or email email@example.com.