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Engineering Permits & Applications

Development Engineering and Inspection Services is responsible for reviewing and approving the following applications:

Encroachment Permits
Effective April 15, 2013
The counter to apply for encroachment permits is open the following days and hours:
Monday - Thursday at 11 English St.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
or call 707-778-4303 press option 6 for permit questions and applications
or call 707-778-4303 press option 7 for permit inspections
You may also apply online (link)

Final Maps
Final Parcel Maps
Subdivision Improvement Plans
Frontage Improvement Plans
Lot Line Adjustments
Lot Mergers
Right of Way Abandonments
Outside Sewer and Water

Contact Development Engineering at 707.778.4474 to obtain detailed submittal requirements. Encroachment permits need to be submitted to the Public Works Department. Development Engineering applications need to be submitted at the Community Development Department. Click the following links for development engineering and encroachment permit applications as well as the City's current development fee schedule.

Development Engineering (Public Works Application)
Encroachment Permit
Planning fee schedule

Contact Information

11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4303
fax: 707.206.6034
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Thursday

Director, Public Works and Utilities
Dan St. John, F.ASCE
202 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4546
Fax: 707.206.6034

Assistant Director, Public Works and Utilities
Jason Beatty
202 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4514
Fax: 707.206.6034

City Engineer/Flood Plain Administrator
Gina Benedetti-Petnic, C.E.
11 English St
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4311

Airport & Marina Manager
Joshua McKeighan
601 Sky Ranch Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4404
fax: 707.778.4405

Transit Manager, Jared Hall
555 North McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4460
fax: 707.776.3799

Development Engineering
Encroachment Permits
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