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Public Works

Michael Lee, Director

915 8th Street, Suite 125, Marysville, CA 95901

(530)749-5420 Fax: (530)749-5424


Grading Permits:

No person shall do or permit to be done any grading in such a manner that quantities of dirt, soil, rock, debris or other material substantially in excess of natural levels are washed, eroded or otherwise moved from the site, except as specifically provided for by a permit.  In no event shall grading activities cause or contribute to the violation of provisions of any applicable NPDES stormwater discharge permit.

No person shall do or permit to be done any grading which may obstruct, impede or interfere with the natural flow of stormwaters, in such manner as to cause flooding where it would not otherwise occur, aggravate any existing flooding condition or cause accelerated erosion.


  • Grading Permit required?  PDF

  • Application Requirements and fees: PDF   Revised 7-1-2015

  • Non-Engineered Grading Plan Requirements:  PDF

  • Engineered Grading Plan Requirements: PDF

  • Grading Permit Application:  PDF

  • Grading Permit General Provisions:  PDF


Grading, Drainage, and Erosion Control Ordinance - Division 3 - Chapter 11.23 of the Yuba County Development Code
                                                         Development Code



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