New & Current Policy
- The Environmental Management Office has created a Fact Sheet entitled “Environmental Requirements for Encroachment Permits” which discusses CEQA and NEPA requirements for encroachment permits and other right-of-way use agreements, clarifies the meaning of highway versus non-highway uses, and also briefly touches upon other requirements such as Section 106 compliance, Section 7 consultation, and Section 4(f).
- DIB-91 - Guidelines on the use of positive work zone protection & mitigation measures
- Accommodation of wired broadband facilities within access-controlled State highway right-of-way
- Effective January 1, 2022 Assembly Bill 955 (Quirk) amended Streets & Highways Code Section 671.5 by establishing additional procedures to the current process of reviewing encroachment permit applications for all broadband facilities by the California Department of Transportation. All broadband facility permit applications must comply with the additional procedures established by Assembly Bill 955.
- Memorandum: Assembly Bill 955 - Encroachment Permits for Broadband Facilities
- Encroachment Permits Hourly Rate Adjustment
- Encroachment Permits Hourly Rate Adjustment FAQs
- Encroachment Permits Office Process (EPOP) and Quality Management Assessment Process (QMAP)
- Applicant's checklist to determine the appropriate Caltrans review process (TR-0416)
- PDPM - Chapter 9, Article 8: Project Initiation Process for All Projects that require an Encroachment Permit
- PDPM - Appendix I: Preparation Guidelines for Design Engineering Evaluation Report
- PDPM - Design Engineering Evaluation Report Template
- Encroachment Project Review process change approval (TR-0417)
- Effective January 1, 2020 all events that have prize compensation and that encroach on the State Highway System are required to ensure the prize compensation is identical for the participants in each gendered category at each participant level. This requirement emanated from Assembly Bill (AB) 467, which was approved by the Governor and filed with the Secretary of State on September 9, 2019. Permit applications that do not comply with this requirement will be denied.
- EP Homepage
- Manuals and Publications:
- Applications and Forms
- Temporary Permits for Businesses to Operate on State Highway Right of Way (ROW)
- New & Current Policy