An individual seeking the absolute abandonment and discontinuance of a public road must apply for a road abandonment. A formal request to abandon the right-of-way adjacent to a lot, thus incorporating that right-of-way into that lot. This is processed by both the County Public Works and Planning Departments, and the decision is made by the Board of Supervisors.
The procedure for abandoning a road right-of-way is as follows.
Who can use this service?
Anyone can use this service.
Is there a charge for this service?
Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.
When and where is this service offered?
Road abandonment applications can be submitted at anytime throughout the year.