Encroachment Permits

​Review workflow process to determine submittal requirements for type of encroachment permit desired.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When are encroachment permits required?
    ​Encroachment permits are required when proposed construction encroaches into the public right-of-way.
    Encroachment permits are required for the following types of work in public right-of-way: new sidewalk construction; repair of existing sidewalks; driveway repairs; new driveway construction; repair and installation of public utilities; and placement of dumpsters. Consult with the County Site Improvement & Permits Section (SIPS) to determine if proposed work will require an improvement plan or an encroachment permit submittal.
  2. How do I apply for an encroachment permit?
    Apply for encroachment permits on-line. 
  3. What is the turn-around time for obtaining an approved encroachment permit?
    The turn-around time for issuance of encroachment permits is approximately 10 business days. Contact Us: Phone (916) 874-9116 E-mail: dssencroachmentvm@SacCounty.gov

Encroachment Permit Application:


For any questions regarding Encroachment Permits please contact us at (916) 874-9116 or email us at dssencroachmentvm@saccounty.gov