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Yes, a grading permit is required for both. You will also need a permit from the Building Division. Here are the fees:
Type of project*
* All fees include a $1,000.00 refundable deposit.
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Attached ADU; the sewer line can be connected to the main house. Detached ADU; the sewer line can be connected to the main house sewer line at the property line with a sanitary sewer clean out.
* Fees for ADUs located on multi-family properties shall be charged as 40% or smaller than the sq.ft. of the primary dwelling unit.
* * Fees are as of January 1, 2020; Fees are subject to change.
* Fees are as of July 1, 2019; Fees are subject to change.
** See City of Concord Master Fees and Charges – Based on Drainage Area, per acre or sq. ft. County Fees apply to certain areas, per sq. ft.
A Fixture Count Form is required for the commercial property; the fee for each fixture is $1,009. For the Fixture Count Form refer to Fixture Checklist.
Trenchless Method: $1,537.60 including the $500 refundable deposit
Open Trench Method: $2,537.60 including the $1,500 refundable deposit
For any plumbing work done in the public right-of-way, an encroachment permit is required. A permit from the Building Division is also required if any plumbing work takes place on the property.
Encroachment permits are good for 90 days from the date they are issued.
The property owner is responsible and liable for any damaged sidewalk areas adjacent to their homes or businesses.
You can find out more at Sidewalk Repair Program Brochure, or contact Public Works regarding the Sidewalk Repair Program at (925) 671-3448 or via email to Public.Works@cityofconcord.org.
Type of project
Sidewalk: (including the $500 refundable deposit)
Driveway Approach, Residential (including the $500 refundable deposit)
Driveway Approach, Commercial (including the $1,000 refundable deposit)
Sidewalk & Driveway Approach, Residential (including the $500 refundable deposit)
Refer to S-10, S-14 & S-15 of the City Standard Plans and Specifications.
The cost is $173.49 and the permit can be extended anywhere from 30, 60, to an additional 90 days. After that you will have to speak to a supervisor.
Sewer Connection Fee
The City will not do any work; the fees mentioned above are just for the permit and connection fees. Environmental Health will need to be contacted regarding the requirements for septic tank destruction. https://cchealth.org/eh/land-use/
If the driveway is within the private property there will be no permit/fees from the Engineering Division.
The cost of the permit is $333 and it is good for one week.
Please refer to the Concord Municipal Code Chapter 18.310: http://www.codepublishing.com/CA/Concord/
Please call the Construction Inspection Request Line at (925) 671-3066 or email CD.InspectionScheduler@cityconcord.org
You need a copy of the FEMA map from the City of Concord as well as the following documents: FEMA Document
Please visit CIP’s Project Map for information: CIP Project Map
Please visit our Stormwater Management page:
Stormwater Management Page