Utility Cuts on County Roads

Pavement Cut Moratorium Map

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Completed Project 1Pavement Cuts Currently Prohibited 

Guidelines for Pavement Cuts


Pavement cuts are prohibited on County-maintained roads that have been resurfaced any time within the previous five (5) calendar years.

Encroachment Permits

Pavement cuts of any kind on a County road requires an encroachment permit. To apply for a permit, please contact the Permit and Resource Management Department (PRMD) at (707) 565-1900.

Construction Standards

All utility cuts on Sonoma County roads must conform to Sonoma County Construction Standard # 219 - Trench Backfill and Paving Details.

Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Office Location
La Plaza B
2300 County Center Drive
Suite B 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.462023, -122.725381

Standard Plans

Construction Standards for County Roads


Standard plans for construction of roads and related structures.

Interactive Maps

Sonoma County Interactive Maps


Thematic interactive maps for Sonoma County