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The purpose of the Special Encroachment Permit Application is for constructing permanent and non-permanent fixtures within the City's right-of-way. Applicant shall submit plans for review by the Engineering Division, who will also perform field investigation and inspections. Plans must show, at a minimum, dimensions, locations, and heights of the encroachment. Fees and/or deposits are based on the most current Fee Schedule. If application is approved, Engineering Staff will finalize the permit and if required, file it with the County of San Mateo for recording.