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Utility Company Permit
For any utility excavation work within the City Right-Of-Way. Note: Traffic Control Plans are required if there is any impact on sidewalks or traffic lanes.
Application for Utility Excavation (X,ENMI) PermitDownload
Questions? Call the DOT Permit Counter(510) 238-3199
Utility Excavation (x) also includes minor encroachment (ENMI) for any above or below ground structures, cabinets, or antennas. Note: only Utility Companies or Utility Company approved contractors may apply for this permit. For more information, please see the FAQs and Informational Flow Charts in the application link above.
DOT Permit Counter Hours
Monday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Tuesday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Thursday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Friday: 8am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 4th Floor, Suite 4314, Oakland, CA 94612