Grading Permit

​A grading permit is required if the project:
  • Grades, fills, excavates, store or dispose of 350 cubic yards or more of soil or earthly material or
  • Clear and grub 1 acre or greater of land

A grading permit is not required if the project:

  • Grades, fills, excavates, store or dispose of less than 350 cubic yards  of soil or earthly material or
  • Clear and grub less than 1 acre of land or
  • For the grading, filling, excavating, storing, disposing, or clearing and grubbing for:
    • Swimming pools, basements, or footings of structures if authorized by a valid building permit;
    • Underground utilities
    • Mining or quarry operations, if a use permit has been granted by the County;
    • Refuse disposal sites operated by a governmental agency;
    • The production of planted agricultural crops.

Any building permit issued in connection with the activities described above or in connection with any building permit issued for a single family residence on an individual lot may be conditioned or compliance with the standards and requirements of Chapter 16.44

For further assistance contact us at (916) 874-6544.

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