Permits

Please submit all permit applications to public.works@dublin.ca.gov



Encroachment Permits


An encroachment permit  is required for any work performed in the public right of way, as specified in Chapter 7.04 of the Dublin Municipal Code.  Examples of work requiring an encroachment permit includes, but is not limited to:
  • Closure of minor streets for a block party
  • Placing a temporary storage container (i.e. POD) in the street
  • Construction, replacement, or widening of a driveway approach
  • Repairing or replacing a storm drain pipe through the curb
  • Repair or replacement of a sidewalk
  • Trenching in the street for a utility repair (i.e. sewer later repair)
Note: On most streets, the public right of way extends approximately 8-feet from the face of curb.  


Grading & Sitework Permits


A grading  or sitework permit may be required for work on private property which includes (but is not limited to):
  • Excavation or movement of dirt
  • Installation or alteration of drainage
  • Installation of site improvements like sidewalks or significant landscaping
  • Paving

Personal Wireless Service Facility Permits


A personal wireless service facility permit is required to construct, install, modify, or maintain a personal wireless service facility within, upon, over, or under the limits of any street in the city, as required by Article IV of Chapter 7.04 of the Ordinance Code.


Saturday and Holiday Work Permits

Please note a new process has been implemented for all future Saturday and Holiday Work Permits, effective November 7, 2014. See attached memo.

Transportation Permits


A transportation permit is required for vehicles or loads that exceed the maximum allowable California Vehicle Code (CVC) dimensions (width, length, height, and overhand). The purpose of issuing the permit is to ensure that appropriate routes are used, based upon the truck route map, and to keep track of large vehicles which may damage City facilities.


Film / Photography Permits


A film / photography permit is required to film, still or motion pictures, on public property which includes (but is not limited to):
  • City owned or leased buildings
  • City parks
  • City streets and/or sidewalks
The basic fee provides for Public Works inspection of traffic control and site restoration. Additional fees may apply depending on the scope of the project, such as the number of days and locations. Activities in parks or buildings are subject to the established fees for the use of those facilities.


For More Information


To determine whether you need a permit please email the Engineering Department of Public Works at public.works@dublin.ca.gov. Thank you!