The use of Tehama County roadways for other than normal
transportation purposes may require written authorization from
the Department of Public Works. Tehama County Public Works
reviews all requests from utility companies, developers,
volunteers, nonprofit organizations, etc., desiring to conduct
various activities within the right of way. Such activities
could include: construction of highway improvements, driveway
installation and maintenance, highway landscaping and graffiti
removal, commercial filming, and special events such as parades
commemorating an event.
Tehama County Public Works has the discretionary authority to
issue special permits for the movement of vehicles/loads
exceeding statutory limitations on the size, weight, and loading
of vehicles. Requests for such special permits requires the
completion of and application for a Transportation Permit.