Flood Control Permits

Permits Operation Support Division, Flood Control Permit Section, is responsible for issuing permits for work within the San Bernardino County Flood Control District right-of-way. All work within the District right-of-way requires a permit from the Department of Public Works. Temporary Access also requires a permit. Information may be obtained by calling (909) 387-1863.

Permit Fees

Fees are set by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors and the fee schedule is available by accessing the download page. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Current Permit Section fees are listed in the San Bernardino County Flood Control District Schedule of Fees Ordinances No. 4045.

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule 17-01 Takes effect July 1, 2017

Plan Requirements/Reviews

  • Permit application package. The submitted package shall contain the following minimum requirements:
  • Fully completed and signed flood control permit application form.
  • Six sets of plans, signed by a registered civil engineer.
  • A filing fee in accordance with the latest fee schedule. Inspection fee will be assessed and payable at the completion of the permit review and prior to permit issuance. Cities, state, public agencies and non-profit organizations/agencies may be exempt from providing filing fee. Call for details.
  • Applications that involve storm drain connections or channel improvements shall be accompanied by three sets of hydrology and hydraulic calculations.

Guidance for Flood Control Permit

Flood Control Permit Application Package

Army Corps 408 NEPA application

Flood Control Permit Amendment Application
Permit Application Checklist
Certificate of Insurance
  1. Additional information may be required after staff has completed a cursory review of the application package.
  2. Prior to permit issuance, a certificate of insurance will be required from the permittee and/or contractor.
  3. Requirements for permits are subject to change without notice.