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Public Works will re-open our front counter to the public on July 6 and start providing some modified services.  Our hours will be 8 – 5, with closure from 12 – 1:30 for sanitation. Masks are mandatory in our building, and we ask that you adhere to physical distancing protocol. We will have limited services at our front counter and will not be accepting drop in meetings.  Please contact 805-781-5252 to make an appointment with staff.  Bus passes can be purchased at the Kiosk on the corner of Osos and Palm or by phone via Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

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Forms & Documents > Development Services > Encroachment Permits

Name Description Type
DevServ-Permit-Payment-Portal-CC-step-by-step-payment-guide-pg Step by step guide for online payments. File
ENC-Encroachment-Permit-Application Encroachment Permit application for construction activities and improvements within County Maintained Right-of-Way File
Encroachment Permit Checklist Encroachment Checklist File
ENC-Road-Restriction-List List of County maintained roads with lane and road closure restrictions. File
ENC-Special-Event-Permit-Application Permit for special events within County Maintained Right-of-Way (races, festivals, farmer's market, etc…) File
ENC-Transportation-Permit-Application-Annual Transportation Permit application for annual permits. Single vehicle, multi-trip File
ENC-Transportation-Permit-Application-Single Transportation Permit application for single trip permit File
Online-Payments-what-is-this Instructions on how to pay Encroachment or Transportation payments through the online portal. File

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