If you plan on doing any construction, demolition or travel with an oversized load within the public right-of-way, a permit is required through the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department prior to beginning the work. To apply for any of the following permits, please visit the City of Gardena Public Works Department located at 1717 W. 162nd Street in Gardena or call (310) 217-9528 for additional information.

Encroachment & Construction Permit
Any construction, reconstruction, repair or change to any excavation or encroachment in any street, curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway, storm drain, culvert, cable, highway light, or erects or maintains any pole, fence, guardrail or any other structure within the public right-of-way, or conducts any traffic counts or interferes with the normal flow of traffic, or causes water to flow onto any street is required to obtain an encroachment permit from the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. This permit requirement also applies to house moving.

Oversized Load Permit (House Moving)
It is unlawful to move any load which exceeds the width, height, length or weight limits set forth in the California Vehicle Code (Oversized Load) over any public highway or public place  (street) without first obtaining a permit from the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. This permit requirement also applies to house moving.