What do I need to do before purchasing this bond?
Contact the California Department of Transportation to determine whether your permit requires a payment surety bond and your required bond amount.
Who needs a California Encroachment Permittee Payment Bond?
If you are applying for an encroachment permit for work within, under or over a California State highway right of way, you may be required to obtain a payment bond. The bond requirement is pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code Section 677.
Why is the California Encroachment Permittee Payment Bond required?
The California state highway encroachment surety bond ensures that all required fees related to encroachment work are paid.