Encroachment Permit

An encroachment permit is required for any work to be performed in the public right of way. Examples of work requiring an encroachment permit would include (but are not limited to):

  • Trenching in the street for a new utility or repair and/or replacement
  • Replacement of sidewalk, installation of a drain through the curb
  • Construction or widening of a driveway approach
  • Dumpsters and / or portable outdoor storage units

On most streets, the public right of way extends approximately 10 feet from the face of curb but vary throughout the Town.

What You Need To Obtain An Encroachment Permit

  • Complete and submit Encroachment Permit application (PDF)
  • Provide site specific Traffic / Pedestrian Control Plans
  • Ensure all contractors and sub-contractors have a Town Business License
  • Pay Encroachment Permit fees and security deposit

Submit An Encroachment Permit

To obtain an Encroachment Permit, please submit the required documents to:

Development Services Department
Engineering Division
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA 94526

Schedule an Inspection

Call 925-314-3354 at least 48 hours prior to commencement and upon completion of work.