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 Due to an order from the County of Yolo Public Health Officer, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, our offices will be closed starting at the end of business March 18, 2020 and will reopen on April 8, 2020, unless further modified by the Public Health Officer.

During this time all non-essential functions of the County are shut down.  For Public Works permitting for encroachments, stormwater, and Surveyor reviews are all  non-essential tasks, however County staff is answering emails remotely for permits that have already been issued.  New applications will not be issued until the office reopens.  Questions can be emailed to Dean Becker at

Transportation Permitting is an essential function that the County is continuing through office closure. Permits must be emailed to Marvin Dizono at with a copy to


Local Roads Assessment Report (PDF)

     RFP-RFQ-Bid Results     

     Permits           Road Maintenance           Road Closures     

292 West Beamer Street
Woodland, California 95695
PHONE: (530) 666-8775
FAX: (530) 666-8156
E-Mail Us

Public Counter Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm 
Closed 12pm-1pm
Appointments Available

Yolo County's road network includes 757 miles of public roads and 147 bridges, along with roadside ditches, culverts, signs, guardrails, and other appurtenances. Public Works provides the engineering, inspection, maintenance, permitting and administrative services required to maintain and improve these facilities.

Engineering Services staff serve as liaisons to transportation funding and planning agencies including the Yolo County Transportation District, Sacramento Area Council of Governments, Caltrans, the Federal Highway Administration, as well as the Yolo County Transportation Advisory Committee and collects, tabulates, and analyzes traffic counts and traffic accident data.

A variety of permits are issued to protect the public's investment in the road system and ensure safe conditions for the traveling public, including encroachment permits for construction activities within the County right of way, transportation permits for oversize and overweight vehicles, and parade/race/assemblage permits for special events in the right of way. (Parade/race/assemblage permits are also subject to the approval of the Yolo County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol and local Fire districts.)

The Public Works Division also administers County Surveyor services, including reviewing parcel maps, subdivision maps, Records of Survey, and Corner Records.

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