1 - Excavation E-Permit Purpose and Definition

Revised on 02-25-2021

PURPOSE


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Excavation “E” Permits are construction permits issued to the public (not a California Public Utility Commission Franchisee) to perform excavation work in the public right-of-way per LAMC 62.02, 62.03, 62.04, 62.05, and 62.06 (all sections and sub-sections).

 

 

DEFINITION


Graphic of a magnifying glassThe Excavation “E”-Permit (formerly known as Special Deposit Permits from the Operations and Control Manual) are issued to Applicants who wish to excavate on private property adjacent to a public street where lateral support to such street or improvements or property within such street is imperiled by the excavation.  Other types of Excavation “E’ Permit work can include, but is not limited to:

  • Installation of Private Conduit
  • Installation of Private Services
  • Tank Installation
  • Tank Removal
  • Excavation and/or Walls Affecting Lateral Support Incl. Shoring
  • Encroachment of Vaults, Footings, Caissons, Walls, Driveway Bridge

Additional information about the types of permits an Applicant should apply for based on the scope of work, can be found under "Other BOE Permits/Processes, Technical Procedures, Permit Classification Matrix". 

LAWS, CODES, AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE ISSUING OF EXCAVATION “E” PERMITS


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