The purpose of an Encroachment Permit is to enable the City to monitor work or activities performed within City right-of-way by homeowners, private developers, contractors, utility companies, and local governmental agencies to ensure public safety.
An Encroachment Permit is required for all construction work and proposed activities that encroach within, under, or over the City road right-of-way. Some examples of work requiring an Encroachment Permit may include but are not limited to the following:
You may apply in person for an Encroachment Permit at the Development Services Department located at City Hall South, 6617 Third Street, Riverbank, CA 95367. The Encroachment Permit application and forms may also be downloaded: