Professional Architects and Engineers and Contractors can download project information, submit qualification paperwork, or submit a bid price to design a county facility or construct a county project.
For Work Within the County Right of Way:
If you are planning to work in the public right-of-way, you must obtain an encroachment permit prior to commencement of work. Permit applications must be submitted to Engineering with a permit fee of $400.00. Permits are valid for six (6) months. If the work is not completed within the 6-month period, a new permit application must be submitted with an additional fee of $400.00.
For Aerial Sprayers:
If you are seeking usage of any County roadway for landing, taxiing and takeoffs in performance of aerial spraying, you must obtain an encroachment permit for temporary usage for agricultural aircraft. Permits are valid for one (1) year. Permit applications must be submitted to Engineering with an annual permit fee of $250.00.
Engineering reviews new development applications for road and drainage improvement requirements. Applicable map and plan review fees are collected at time of application.
Engineering maintains the improvement standards which govern new development within the County. Sections include Streets, Storm Drainage, Sanitary Sewer System, Water Supply System and general submittal requirements. Regular updates to the design standards incorporate current construction methods and maintain alignment with the Planning Code.
Transportation permits are required for all extralegal vehicles and/or loads over all county roads and bridges. The weight limitations and other restrictions are intended to ensure the safety of the traveling public and protection of the investment in the transportation infrastructure. Transportation permits should be submitted to TransportationPermits@co.sutter.ca.us. Single trip permits are $16.00 and annual trip permits are $90.00. For transportation permit questions, please call Development Services at (530) 822-7400. A new fillable transportation permit application, along with required permit conditions are available below.
- Transportation Permit (Fillable)
- Permit Conditions
- Pilot Car Conditions
- Sutter County Bridge Listing
- City Limits Map - Live Oak
- City Limits Map - Yuba City
The County is also offering no-charge permits for the 3 most common routes used:
- SR99 – Riego Road – Pacific Avenue to Holt of CA (HOLT 1)
- SR99 – Riego Road – Pacific Avenue to Maxim Crane (MAXIM 1)
- SR99 – Riego Road to the Placer County Line (PLACER 1)
The permits are pre-approved. Applicants will need to fill in the required information and sign the permit. The applicant does not need to send a copy of the permit to the County.
Engineering receives and investigates concerns about traffic safety within the County's right-of-way for all county roads. To request an investigation, citizens can submit an Online Road Service Request.
Under managerial direction, provides professional land surveying expertise for the County in the review and disposition of all matters related to property boundary, right of ways and street locations, and other entitlements; prepares and reviews legal descriptions for land grants, annexations, incorporations, special districts and other County purposes; reviews all maps and records of survey prior to recordation; performs related work as assigned. Assists in the planning and implementation of the County geographic information system; directs the survey monument preservation program.
As listed below, Engineering lists recent results and findings from their Engineering and Traffic Surveys. Further information regarding the implementation of the identified corrective measures can obtained by contacting the Engineering division at (530) 822-7400.
- Bike Master Plan - Cover thru Section 1 - Introduction
- Bike Master Plan - Section 2 - Existing Conditions
- Bike Master Plan - Section 3 - Pedestrian & Bike Plan
- Bike Master Plan - Section 4 - Implementation
- Bike Master Plan - Section 5 - Funding
- Bike Master Plan - Section 6 - Safety & Education
- Bike Master Plan - Appendix
- Bike Master Plan - Exhibit
Effective January 1, 2012, the Sutter County Board of Supervisors adopted specific fees for services performed by the Engineering division. The fees can be viewed / downloaded below.