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



Road Closure Permit Preparation

  1. 1.

    Letter of Authorization

    Required when the owner of the project is not the applicant.

  2. 2.

    Contractor Information

    Contractor license number and insurance required.

  3. 3.

    Site Plan

  4. 4.

    Consent Form signed by the local LA County Sherriff’s Department, LA County Fire Department, and California Highway Patrol (CHP)

  5. 5.

    Traffic Control Plans approved by Traffic & Lighting Division

  6. 6.

    Register for an account on EPIC-LA

Road Closure Permit Submittal

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

  1. 1.

    Apply with EPIC-LA

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

  2. 2.


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

  3. 3.


    Provide a detailed project scope in the "Description" box.

  4. 4.


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

  5. 5.

    More Info

    Provide all requested information. Acknowledgements must be accepted.

  6. 6.


    Upload files such as contractor's insurance/license, letter of authorization from permit owner, and any other relevant project documents.

  7. 7.


    Review project before final submittal.

  8. 8.

    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.

Road Closure Permit Review And Approval

  1. 1.

    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.

  2. 2.

    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.

  3. 3.

    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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