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Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation Permits


ENCROACHMENT PERMITS

An Encroachment Permit is required for any work within an El Dorado County (County) maintained road easement or right-of-way per Chapter 12.08 of the County code of ordinances. Applicants have the options to apply directly in person at either the Placerville or South Lake Tahoe office front counter locations, or by email at dot.permits@edcgov.us.
 

GRADING PERMITS

Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance

TRANSPORTATION PERMITS

El Dorado County has the discretionary authority to issue permits for the movement of vehicles/loads exceeding statutory limitations on the length, width, height, and weight of vehicles as contained in Division 15 of the California Vehicle Code.


SPECIAL EVENTS, PARADES, AND ROAD CLOSURES

The Director of Transportation has the authority to order the temporary closure of a roadway, temporary traffic control, or modification of existing parking controls as necessary for the safety and protection of those participating in a special event under the County Code of Ordinances 12.37. Typical types of work include: