Public Works Permits

The Single Resource for County Permits and Applications

The County of San Bernardino’s EZOP website simplifies your search for project information by centralizing handouts and descriptions of development and construction-related permits and activities.

Are you building a high rise? Renovating a house? Installing a new water heater? Rewiring a blighted property as part of rehab? Or maybe you are seeking approval to operate a business that’s not usually allowed in your location? Whether you are looking to build a house or repair one, this is your one place to start.

Here you will find information on various activities regulated by the County in a citizen-focused format. Each application along with required materials are described fully so that you can be prepared to apply.

Click here for a Quick Reference Guide that helps you find the appropriate application for your project.

Permit Module Apply Online Description
Special Event Public Works No Please fill out the application questionnaire completely and accurately. Some fields are accompanied by additional help text. Click the (?) next to a field to show supplementary information. If necessary, please use the "Save and Resume Later" button at the bottom of this page to save your temporary record for completion at a later date/time.  Your… Find out more.
Filming Permit Public Works No APPLICATION FOR FILMING PERMIT REQUIRES A 7 DAYS MINIMUM NOTICE Please fill out the application questionnaire completely and accurately. Some fields are accompanied by additional help text. Click the (?) next to a field to show supplementary information. If necessary, please use the "Save and Resume Later" button at the bottom of this page to save your… Find out more.
Record of Survey Public Works Yes   Records of Survey must be submitted by a Professional Land Surveyor or Professional Engineer. All notifications regarding this record will be sent to the email provided. Record of Survey submittals are reviewed by County Surveyor staff at actual cost. You will be required to provide a signed Financially Responsible Party Information form along with an… Find out more.
CS Plat Public Works No Information about submittal requirements can be found on the County Surveyor's Office webpage: http://cms.sbcounty.gov/dpw/Surveyor/SurveyOffice.aspx Find out more.
Corner Record Public Works Yes Information about submittal requirements can be found on the County Surveyor's Office webpage: http://cms.sbcounty.gov/dpw/Surveyor/SurveyOffice.aspx Find out more.
Certificate of Corrections Public Works No Information about submittal requirements can be found on the County Surveyor's Office webpage: http://cms.sbcounty.gov/dpw/Surveyor/SurveyOffice.aspx Find out more.
Amending Map Public Works No Information about submittal requirements can be found on the County Surveyor's Office webpage: http://cms.sbcounty.gov/dpw/Surveyor/SurveyOffice.aspx Find out more.
Flood Control Temporary Access Public Works No The San Bernardino County Flood Control District (SBCFCD) manages the regional flood protection functions for San Bernardino County with authority granted via State legislation enacted in 1939. The District has developed a very extensive system of facilities, including dams, conservation basins, channels, and storm drains. The purpose of these facilities is to intercept and convey… Find out more.
Flood Control Construction Permit Public Works No The San Bernardino County Flood Control District (SBCFCD) manages the regional flood protection functions for San Bernardino County with authority granted via State legislation enacted in 1939. The District has developed a very extensive system of facilities, including dams, conservation basins, channels, and storm drains. The purpose of these facilities is to intercept and convey… Find out more.
Moving Permit (Single Trip) Public Works Yes A Single Trip moving permit allows a Transporter to make a single trip, from a single origin to a single destination, in one direction along the County Maintained Road System.  A Single Trip moving permit is issued for mountain and restricted roads, direct crossings, and variance loads. Find out more.
Moving Permit (Annual) Public Works Yes An Annual Moving Permit allows a Transporter to make multiple trips, for one year duration, on any road(s) in the County Maintained Road System (CMRS). Annual permits are NOT valid for travel where the: CMRS road is in the mountain region CMRS road is weight restricted Load and/or vehicle exceeds 16 feet in height or 12… Find out more.
Neighborhood Watch Sign Public Works No Generally, the County does not allow signs within County Maintained Road System (CMRS) road right-of-way. It is only allowed when in the best interest of the public which includes neighborhood watch signs. County staff will be able to advise and answer crucial questions to help permit applicants navigate the permit process. This will help to… Find out more.
Tree Permit Public Works Yes County of San Bernardino Tree Policy 08-12 states that the "Abutting property owner is responsible for the trimming or removal for his convenience or protection of his property, and; also, for the trimming of shrubs as necessary to remove sign obstruction for traffic entering the roadway" and Streets and Highways Code 5610 states that the… Find out more.
Adopt-a-Road Public Works No The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Works Adopt-A-Road Program provides an avenue for individuals or volunteer groups to keep their neighborhoods litter-free one road at a time. This program is consistent with the County Vision, which says, in part: We will work together to connect and beautify communities through shared open spaces, public… Find out more.
Traffic Study Public Works Yes When a new development is proposed within the unincorporated areas of the County, the Traffic Division of the Department of Public Works provides a review of the traffic related portions in cooperation with the Department of Land Use Services. For projects which generate a sufficient amount of traffic, more than 100 trips during the peak… Find out more.
Road Construction Permit Public Works Yes Transportation Construction Permits allow you to encroach onto County Maintained Road System right-of-way for the laying, constructing, or repairing of appurtenant road improvements. Transportation Construction Permits apply to all construction or repair of road, drainage, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, storm drain, street lights, signing & striping, traffic signals or any other work that is a part… Find out more.
Road Closure Public Works No The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Works Road Closure Permit is required when closing County Maintained Road System roads down for any length of time. Only when it is in the best interest of the Public to close the road is it allowed. A traffic control plan is required. Other possible requirements related… Find out more.
Encroachment Permit Public Works Yes Transportation Encroachment Permits allow you to encroach onto County Maintained Road System right-of-way to perform work or construct certain improvements. Examples include: construction of driveway approaches, installation or replacement of power poles, sidewalk repairs or replacements, construction of parking decks in mountain areas or traffic control to access existing underground utility facilities. A Transportation Encroachment… Find out more.
Construction Waste Management Plan – Part 1 Public Works Yes The Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Management Division reviews and approves all new construction projects required to submit a Construction and Demolition Solid Waste Management Plan (waste management plan). Effective January 1, 2017, the California Green Building Standards Code requires all newly constructed buildings, including low-rise residential and most non-residential commercial projects, to develop… Find out more.