Excavation Permit

An Excavation Permit is required for any work that involves digging within the public right-of-way. Examples of where excavation permits are necessary are pull box relocations, monitoring well installation, soil borings, and pothole drilling in public right-of-way.

FOR ALL ENGINEERING SERVICES REALATED PERMITS, APPLICANT MUST SCHEDULE FOR AN INSPECTION TWO WORKING DAYS BEFORE THE START OF WORK. FINAL INSPECTION REQUIRED FOR ALL PERMITS.

Appointment Request
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  • Inspection Staff are scheduled Monday-Friday from 8am-3pm.
  • Scheduling Staff are available Monday-Thursday from 7am-6pm.
  • You will be contacted via email within 2 hours to confirm inspection.
  • Failure to confirm inspection within 24 hours may result in cancellation.
  • To cancel inspection, email pwinspection@carsonca.gov by 8am the latest the day of scheduled inspection or call the Construction Inspector Supervisor at (949) 300-4529.
  • For emergency jobs, please call the Construction Inspector Supervisor directly at (949) 300-4529.


Excavation Permit

Application
Guidelines
Insurance Requirements
Bond General Form


Call Before you Dig

Before you or your contractor excavate, grade or dig, State law requires that you call Underground Service Alert of Southern California ("USA" or "Dig Alert") a minimum of 2 working days prior to the start of work. Link:  digalert.org

Call Before You Dig


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Contact Information

701 E. Carson St.
Carson, CA 90745
P.310.952.1795
F.310.835.5749

Hours
7:00am - 6:00pm
Monday - Thursday

Submit Permit Application

Anne Van Leer
avanleer@carsonca.gov
P. 310.952.1700 X1458

Bond Release

Tony Rodriguez
TRodriguez@carsonca.gov
P.310.952.1700 X1329
 


City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700

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