To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the City will be reducing service levels to essential services only. All City Hall offices are closed, except Development Services  and the Permit Counter (temporarily on the first floor) which is open Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM. See the Essential Services guide under the News Section for more details.

PODS, Storage Containers, and Dumpsters


Permits for PODS, Storage Containers, and Dumpsters

An encroachment permit is required for PODS, storage containers, or dumpsters that obstruct on City right-of-way. This includes the street, sidewalk, and/or within a City easement. If placed on private property, including side yard or driveway, an encroachment permit will not be required.

To obtain an encroachment permit, you will need:

**Fee and application have been updated as of February 10, 2020**


Permit Application packages can be submitted for processing to the Engineering Department via email to or in person at the following address:

City Hall, Third Floor

600 Sixth Street

Lincoln CA 95648


For questions, please call 916-434-3233 or email

Please note, our hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.