Chapter 12.08 of the Alameda County Municipal Code regulates Encroachments into the County road right of way within unincorporated Alameda County, and Chapter 6.36 of the Alameda County Municipal Code regulates Encroachments into the Flood Control District Right of Way. Please visit the Code here to see encroachment permit requirements.
How to Apply for an Encroachment Permit
Permit Application FormsBelow is a list of the various encroachment permit application forms including a guideline for temporary use of sidewalk for COVID-19 relief.
Simply click on the name of the form to see a PDF copy of it.
- Flood Encroachment Permit Application
- Roadway Encroachment Permit Application
- Roadway Encroachment Permit (Utility)
- Guideline for Temporary Use of Sidewalk for COVID-19 Relief
If you would like to schedule an Encroachment Inspection, please call 510-670-5450, or click here to submit your request online.
PLEASE NOTE: It is illegal to dig or place anything in the public right-of-way without a valid encroachment permit. To report suspected illegal encroachment, please click here.