What is an Encroachment Permit?

Encroachment Permits are required for any work in a public right of way or public utility easement. To find out more about Encroachment Permit requirements and how to apply, please see the following link: https://srcity.org/514/Encroachment-Permits. Please contact en[email protected] with questions.

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1. What are water and sewer demand fees, and why do I have to pay them?
2. Do I have to pay demand fees for an Accessory Dwelling Unit?
3. How do I apply for a permit to install property side water and/or sewer plumbing?
4. How do I get City water or sewer if my parcel is in County jurisdiction?
5. How do I know if my project will need fire sprinklers?
6. What is the Water Demand Offset policy and how do I comply?
7. What is an Encroachment Permit?
8. What license of Contractor is required for water and sewer encroachment work?
9. How do I find Contractors by Class of License for estimates or to hire for work?
10. Why do I have to install a backflow device?
11. Why do I have to install a sewer cleanout near the street in the public right of way?
12. Why do I need an Encroachment Permit to install a new backflow device or a new sewer lateral cleanout?
13. Can I install a backflow device and/or sewer cleanout as an owner/builder or does installation require a licensed contractor?
14. How do I add a meter to my duplex, or second unit, for separate billing option (commonly referred to as a meter split)?
15. How do I get a hydrant flow test for my fire sprinkler calculations?
16. What is the South Park Sanitation District?
17. Why do I need to obtain a fire protection permit prior to encroachment permit issuance for commercial fire system?
18. How do I get a temporary construction meter?
19. What are the rules for paying large permit fees with cash?