The content of this page will provide guidance through the approval process of General Permits.



Drop Box (Roll Off Bin) Permit Preparation

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    Contact your local Permit Field Office to confirm that your site location or address is within the unincorporated of Los Angeles County.

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    Only Los Angeles County approved vendors are allowing to place bins in right-of-way. The Permit Field Office will provide a current list of approved vendors

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    Register for an account on EPIC-LA

Drop Box (Roll Off Bin) Permit Submittal

The steps below will guide you through the application submittal process in EPIC-LA.

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    Apply with EPIC-LA

    Select "Road Encroachment Permit" from the "Apply" pull down menu.

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    Select the blue box to provide the project address and/or parcel number. Parcel information can be found using the County Assessor's website.

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    Provide a detailed project scope in the "Description" box. Enter "Placing roll off bin in the r/w - company name.

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    Add permit owner and contractor, they will need to create EPIC-LA accounts also.

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    More Info

    Provide all requested information. Acknowledgements must be accepted.

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    Upload files such as insurance and permit issued by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health.

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    Review project before final submittal.

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    Once submitted you will receive an email with your permit number.

During the Permit Review Process: You may check the status of your permit application through your EPIC-LA account.

Drop Box (Roll Off Bin) Permit Review And Approval

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    Each application submittal will be assigned to a permit engineer for initial review. The applicant will be contacted by the permit engineer and any critical missing items will be requested.

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    During review, an initial invoice for plan check and/or processing may be generated in EPIC-LA. This invoice must be paid before any further work will be performed. Prior to permit issuance, all required documents must be received or approved and all invoices must be paid.

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    Following permit issuance, the applicant must comply with all permit conditions. The new point of contact will be the inspector and the permit office.

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