Submittal Processes


Improvement Plans

Upon receipt of City of Roseville Planning Department approval and issuance of Conditions of Approval, improvement plans may be submitted to the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. The Engineering Division will be responsible to distribute the required plan sets to other City departments responsible for review.

  • See Section 2 - General Requirements of the City of Roseville's Improvement (Design) Standards for additional information.
  • Download a copy of the application form Development Application Form: Engineering Division or acquire a printed copy from the City.
    • All items required for submittal are outlined in the application form.
  • Standards review times for improvement plans is 6 weeks for first review and 4 weeks for any necessary subsequent reviews.
  • Upon the City's approval of improvement plans, an encroachment permit will be issued (see additional information under encroachment permit).

Encroachment Permit

Per section 13.28.010 of the City's Municipal Code, no person shall perform any type of construction or place an encroachment of any kind within the public right-of-way without first obtaining an encroachment permit to do so from the City's Public Works Department.

  • Download a copy of the Encroachment Permit Application or acquire a printed copy from the City.
    • For permit fees, see Engineering Division Development Fees Required.
    • Each applicant for an encroachment permit shall be required to deposit a security with the City in the form of a security bond, cash deposit or letter of credit. The amount of the security shall be determined by the applicant's submittal and the City's approval of a cost estimate of the work to be done. The security shall be one hundred percent of the estimated cost of the work to be performed under the encroachment permit.
      • The encroachment permit bond shall be in the City's standard bond form and may be obtained from the City.
  • Each applicant for an encroachment permit shall provide the City with a certificate of insurance in compliance with the City's minimum insurance requirements. For an outline of the City's minimum insurance requirements, see Insurance Requirements for Encroachment Permits. These requirements are for contractors only. Homeowners are advised to call Risk Management at (916) 774-5202.
    • The City's Risk Management Department will need to approve applicant's insurance prior to permit issuance.
  • To view the general conditions placed on encroachment permits, see Encroachment Permit General Conditions.
  • To view the general requirements on minor sidewalk, driveway and underwalk drain encroachment permits, see Encroachment Permit Requirements for Minor Sidewalk and Driveway Permits and Underwalk Drains.
  • To view the City's policy on placing dumpsters within City streets, see Policy for Allowing Encroachment of Dumpsters (Trash Bins) on Roseville City Streets.
  • Most encroachment permits can be obtained over the counter once all of the conditions for the permit have been met.

Grading Permit

Upon receipt of City of Roseville Planning Department approval and when proposed grading exceeds 50 cubic yards of earthwork, a grading permit shall be obtained from the City's Public Works Department prior to beginning any construction activity. This is necessary to ensure that on-site drainage is adequately accommodated, off-site drainage is conveyed through the project, the proposed grading is compatible with adjacent property topography and adequate erosion/sedimentation control measures are addressed.

  • See Section 11 - Grading of the City of Roseville's Improvement (Design) Standards for additional information.
  • Download a copy of the Grading Permit Application or acquire a printed copy from the City.
  • For permit fees, see Engineering Division Development Fees Required.
  • Each applicant for a grading permit shall be required to deposit a security with the City, in the form of a security bond, cash deposit or letter of credit. The amount of the security shall be determined by the applicant's submittal and the City's approval of a cost estimate of the work to be done. The security shall be ten percent of the estimated cost of the grading and erosion/sediment control measures.
    • The grading permit bond shall be in the City's standard bond form and may be obtained from the City.

Landscape Plans

Landscaping plans shall conform to the City of Roseville's Improvement (Design) Standards, Parks Department Standards, and any applicable Specific Plans landscaping guidelines that pertain to various areas of the City.

  • See Section 2 - General Requirements & Section 13 - Landscaping & Bike Paths of the City of Roseville's Improvement (Design) Standards for additional information.
  • Download a copy of the application form Development Application Form: Engineering Division or acquire a printed copy from the City.
    • All items required for submittal are outlined in the application form. Landscaping plans submittal requirement is the same as improvement plans.
  • Standard review times for landscape plans is 6 weeks for first review and 4 weeks for any necessary subsequent reviews.
  • The approved landscaping and irrigation plans shall be considered as part of the approved improvement plans and it is the responsibility of the engineer to insure that the design of the improvements shown on both plans is consistent and compatible.

Final/Parcel Maps

The parcel or final map shall be prepared by or under the direction of a registered civil engineer authorized to practice land surveying or licensed land surveyor in the manner required by the State Subdivision Map Act and the City of Roseville Improvement Standards.

Grant of Easements

Easements are obtained in favor of the City for installation, maintenance and protection of any and all facilities owned by the City including, but not limited to, landscaping, electric, water, sewer and storm drainage. All easements must be recorded with the Placer County Recorder in order for the easement to be of public record.

  • Download a copy of the application form Policy and Procedure for Processing Grant of Easements or acquire a printed copy from the City.
    • All items required for submittal are outlined in the application form.
  • Standard easement forms and subordination agreements shall be obtained from the City.
  • Standard review times for the easement approval process is 4 weeks for first review and 2 weeks for any necessary subsequent reviews.

Lot Line Adjustment

Upon discretionary approval by the City's Planning Department, the lot line adjustment must be submitted to the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department for final review. Lot line adjustments occur when the property lines from two (2) to four (4) adjacent lots are adjusted and where a greater number of lots than currently exists are not created.

Deferred Improvement Agreement (DIA)

Agreement entered into when developer and the City has mutually agreed to defer construction or installation of certain improvements for a project.

  • Obtain a copy of the City's Deferred Improvement Agreement for execution.
    • Provide description of developer's property - Exhibit A.
    • Provide a written description of deferred improvements - Exhibit B.
    • Provide a plan depicting the deferred improvements - Exhibit C.
    • Provide cost estimate for the deferred improvements - Exhibit D.
  • Developer obligated to post faithful performance bond in the amount of 150% of cost estimated for deferred improvements. A City of Roseville bond form shall be used.
  • Timing to execute agreement varies based on ability of applicant to provide agreement and exhibits in form acceptable to the City.

Reimbursement Agreement

Agreement entered into when developer and the City have mutually agreed that the City will reimburse the developer for certain improvements associated with a project.

  • Obtain a copy of the City's City/Developer Reimbursement Agreement.
    • Provide plan clearly showing the public improvements to be constructed or installed by developer - Exhibit A.
    • Provide a written description of the public improvements to be constructed or installed by the developer - Exhibit B.
    • Provide a detailed cost estimate of the public improvements to be constructed or installed by the developer - Exhibit C.
  • Timing to execute agreement varies based on ability of applicant to provide agreement and exhibits in form acceptable to the City. Upon approval by staff, the reimbursement agreement will be sent to the City Council for final approval. Top

Public Works - Engineering
Land Development
311 Vernon Street
(916) 774-5339
(916) 746-1339 Fax
(916) 774-5220 TDD
engineering@roseville.ca.us


Quicklinks
Improvement Plans
Encroachment Permits
Grading Permits
Landscape Plans
Final/Parcel Maps
Grant of Easements
Lot Line Adjustments
Deferred Improvement Agreements
Reimbursement Agreements