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.

Encroachment Permit


An encroachment permit is required when anyone (including utility companies, residents and contractors) works in the City right-of-way, on City-owned land, and/or within a City easement.  

What You Need to Obtain a Permit

**Fees and applications 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.

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