Encroachment Permit Information and Application Forms

The following Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) forms are available to the public electronically. Please read the General Permit Application Information, Permit Application Review Process, Permit Application Submittal Information and Environmental and CEQA Considerations pages prior to completing and submitting your application.

General Permit Application Information

Permit Application Review Process

Permit Application Submittal Information

Environmental and CEQA Considerations


Time Variance Request (TVR) to Work During the Flood Season – Nov.1st to April 15th or July 15th

Time Variance Request (TVR) Template (pdf) 


New Encroachment Permit Application Forms

3615 – Application (pdf)

3615a – Environmental Assessment Questionnaire (pdf)


Existing Encroachment Permit Application Forms

Encroachment Permit Name Change Form (pdf) – To be used only when there is a need to update the owner/permittee of an existing encroachment permit that has been issued by the CVFPB (formerly Reclamation Board).

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Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!