Encroachment Permits

Encroachment Permits are required to ensure any work that occurs on public streets and sidewalks is performed according to the current City of Kerman's construction standards and codes. An encroachment permit is necessary to ensure the safety of the traveling public, workers, and permittees, and to protect, maintain, and enhance the quality of the City roadway system during and after the permitted work.  
  • Must be a current licensed contractor
  • Must have a current business license with the City of Kerman
  • Must hold an insurance bond of $10,000 or more
  • Must have traffic control in place when working in the City's right-of-way
  • Must submit project plans/maps
  • Must give a 24-hour notice for inspections