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Engineering Department
San Ramon LogoEngineering Services Division title line

2401 Crow Canyon Road
Phone: (925) 973-2670
Fax: (925) 838-3937
Email: Engineering@sanramon.ca.gov

The Engineering Services Division is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), the federally mandated Stormwater Pollution Control Program, Geologic Hazard Abatement District No. 1990-01 (GHAD), open space and flood plain management, citywide drainage and creeks, managing and coordinating the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) Enterprise Server and application developments, traffic engineering, and for the review and inspection of development projects.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is an encroachment permit needed?
    An encroachment permit is needed if you are going to "encroach on a public street or city right of way. Some examples are: transporting an oversized vehicle, doing work in the city street or right of way, parking a dumpster on the street, or putting in a swimming pool.

    >>Download an Encroachment Permit Form (PDF)

  • Who do I contact about underground utilities?
    Please contact USA North at (800) 227-2600 two days prior to digging.

  • Who do I contact about street lights and traffic signal repair?
    Please contact the Public Service Division at (925) 973-2800 or click here to access the CRM system.

  • Who do I contact about street maintenance and clean up?
    Contact the Public Services Division at (925) 973-2800 or click here to access the CRM system.

  • When do I need a grading permit?
    Grading permits are required for any grading involving moving 50 cubic yards or more, or the excavation of a hole or a trench 5 feet deep or more.

    >>Download an Site Development Permit Form (PDF)

We provide efficient delivery of quality public services that are essential to those who live and work in San Ramon.
2401 Crow Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583 | Map | Phone (925) 973-2670 | Fax (925) 838-3937