If you plan on doing any construction, demolition or travel with an oversized load within the public right-of-way, a permit is required through the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department prior to beginning the work. To apply for any of the following permits, please visit the City of Gardena Public Works Department located at 1717 W. 162nd Street in Gardena, or call (310) 217-9528, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Encroachment & Construction Permit
Any construction, reconstruction, repair or change to any excavation or encroachment in any street, curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway, storm drain, culvert, cable, highway light, or erects or maintains any pole, fence, guardrail or any other structure within the public right-of-way, or conducts any traffic counts or interferes with the normal flow of traffic, or causes water to flow onto any street is required to obtain an encroachment permit from the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. This permit requirement also applies to house moving.
Oversized Load Permit (House Moving)
It is unlawful to move any load which exceeds the width, height, length or weight limits set forth in the California Vehicle Code (Oversized Load) over any public highway or public place (street) without first obtaining a permit from the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. This permit requirement also applies to house moving.
Any construction or activity which involves the construction, repair, or alteration of any public sewer, main line sewer, house lateral, sewage pumping plant requires a permit from the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department.
Small Cell Wireless Facilities On July 23, 2019, the City of Gardena adopted an urgency ordinance and Council policy to develop local regulations over the Wireless Facilities Policy (“WEP”). The City recognizes that the provision(s) of Wireless Facilities are highly technical and are subject to various federal, state, and local regulations. These guidelines consist of Small Wireless Facilities (“SWF”) as defined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 47 C.F.R. § 1.6002(I) and designed to provide guidance on how to submit wireless application materials in support of new SWF within the City.
Please be advised that applications and resubmittals are only accepted in the morning hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, excluding holidays and City Closures by appointment only. Contact the City’s Public Works Engineering division, (310) 217-9568, to schedule an appointment. Pertaining to the Macro Facilities, please contact the City’s Community Development for questions/applications (310) 217-9524.