DRILLING AND WELL PERMITS

Well Permits are required for all work pertaining to wells and bore-holes at any depth.

Online Permit

Allow 10-15 business days if you apply online.

 

Mail in permit

To apply by mail, please send a completed permit application, along with a site map, to the address provided on the application form. Applications should be submitted at least 10-15 business days before the planned start of work. 

Email in Permit

To apply by email, please send a completed application form to wells@acpwa.org.  

When you submit an application via email, please use a high-resolution scan to retain legibility.

Jurisdictions

Alameda County Public Works Agency-Water Resources issues drilling permits for projects located in the following cities:

Alameda                    Albany                  Castro Valley   
Emeryville                 Hayward               Oakland   
Piedmont                  San Leandro          San Lorenzo

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION