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

  • A completed application form (Click Here for Application).
  • Payment of application fee $225
  • Approved insurance form listing the City of Lincoln as Additionally Insured for the following amounts:
  • Depending on the type of project additional inspection fees may apply.  These are calculated upon permit application submission.  

Permit Application packages can be submitted for processing to the Engineering Department via email to engineering@lincolnca.gov 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 engineering@lincolnca.gov.


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


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