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Permit Information and Forms

Department of Roads and Airports New Digital Encroachment Permit  System- COMING SOON 


What to expect

  • Initiate request or apply for permits online or on site;
  • Check the status of your project, submit digital documents, and make on-line payments;
  • Get better customer service through smooth​ & efficient internal routing.

The Roads and Airports Department issues permits for work within Santa Clara County’s road right-of-way, special events taking place on County roads, removal of trees within the right-of-way, parking in specific residential areas, and oversize/overweight vehicles. Each of these permits has specific requirements, which can be found on the linked pages below.​​​

Standards and Specifications

County Standard Details, Specifications, and Documents


County of Santa Clara,  Roads and Airports Department
101 Skyport Drive
San Jose, CA 95110


Phone: 408-573-2475

Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday

Last updated: 9/10/2018 7:41 AM