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 the main customer service counter (which is now open Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM), Development Services, and the Permit Counter which is also open 8AM-5PM. 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

Permit Application packages can be submitted for processing to the Engineering Department via email to or by mailing to:

City Hall

Attn: Engineering

600 Sixth Street

Lincoln CA 95648


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

 Please note, our counter is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 safety measures.

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