ENCROACHMENT PERMITS: Contractors needing to construct a driveway or work within the County's public right-of-way must apply to the Department of Public Works for an Encroachment Permit. You can download a Permit Application and General Provisions and submit to the Department by mail or in person.
TRANSPORTATION PERMITS: Companies needing to haul oversized loads through Nevada County must obtain a Transportation Permit. Completed permit can be faxed to 265-9849 or mailed.
To assist in construction of roads, driveways, etc. view our Nevada County Standard Road Drawings. You can also download our Nevada County Road Standards and other regulations.
Check out our current Construction Projects/Plan Holder's List
Prevailing Wage Rates
Information and assistance regarding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).
Nevada County Traffic Count Data Table from 1984 through 2012.
Traffic Mitigation Fees - New development in the County requires the payment of Traffic Mitigation Fees. The amount of these fees depends upon the type of development and the location of the development within the County. Download the appropriate Traffic Mitigation Fee Table for Zone 1 here and Zone 2 here. For the Plan...click here.