What is an Encroachment Permit?

An encroachment permit is a signed authorization from the District granting the permittee the right to enter right of way owned or occupied by the District for installation, modification, alteration, or improvement work that typically requires construction.

Typical examples of work include:

  • Trenching for installation of water, sewer, storm drain, cable, and other utilities
  • Aerial utility crossings
  • Water monitoring and extraction wells, soil sample borings, and potholes
  • Construction of trails, bridges, and other recreation/transportation features
  • Installation of landscape/hardscape, curbs, driveways, sidewalk, pavements and fences or walls

Please download the Application for Encroachment Permit and submit it to the Flood Control District office.

NOT PROPOSING CONSTRUCTION WORK? JUST NEED ACCESS?
What is a No Fee Access Permit?

A No Fee Access Permit is a signed authorization from the District granting the applicant the right to enter right of way owned by the District in FEE only for the purposes of non-invasive, non-ground disturbance work.

Typical examples of work include:

  • Environmental or Engineer surveys
  • Site reconnaissance
  • Water sampling
  • Temporary access for staging work

Please download the No Fee Access Permit Application and submit it to the Flood Control District office.

Feel free to contact the District Office at 951.955.1200 to speak with permit staff to help locate your project and confirm permit requirements.