What is a California Encroachment Surety Bond?
The California Encroachment Surety Bond, also called a Performance Bond, is required by the State of California Department of Transportation in order to obtain an Encroachment Permit. An encroachment permit is required for all proposed activities related to the placement of encroachments within, under, or over the State highway rights of way.
What are the requirements in order to get an Encroachment Permit in California?
An encroachment permit is required for all those who would like to place encroachments (tower, pole, pole line, pipe, pipeline, fence, billboard) within, under or over State highway rights of way.
All applicants must complete a Standard Encroachment Permit Application. There are also supporting documents that must be attached, namely plans, location map, environmental documentation, letter of authorization, liability insurance, and any applicable fees. You may look at this application checklist for further details.
Where can I get a California Encroachment Surety Bond?
Complete our easy to navigate online application. Within one business day, one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for your bond (the “premium”). Once any necessary paperwork is signed and the premium payment is processed, your surety bond will be shipped to you via USPS Priority Mail (overnight shipping options also available).
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