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Encroachment Permits

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An Encroachment Permit must be obtained prior to commencement of any activities affecting the public right-of-way. These activities include, but not limited to:

  • Excavation -- staging of haul trucks, haul routes, site clean up
  • Bins -- dumpsters, haul trucks
  • Temporary fencing/pedestrian barricade/façade protection
  • Office -- construction office in public right of way
  • Material Deliveries
  • Material Storage
  • Concrete Pours -- staging of trucks, clean out, clean up
  • Worker Parking
  • Construction Equipment -- crane, gunite equipment, scaffolding, etc.
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Management Safety Plan at Project
  • Public Improvements, Sidewalk, Curb, Gutter, Driveways

 Encroachment Permits are issued on the second floor, next to the planning counter at the following times:

  • Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 am- 8:15 am; 11:00 am-11:15 am and 2:00 pm-2:15pm. 
  • Fridays: 8:00am-8:15 am and 11:00 am-11:15 am.

Call at least 24 hours in advance for Encroachment Permit inspections: (323) 848-6379.



 Trench Cuts:

The City requires trench restoration to be done in compliance with the City Standard Trench Cut Details



NOTE:  After filling out the application, please email it to Roger Rath