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Division of Safety of Dams

Division of Safety of Dams
Department of Water Resources

Street Address:
2200 X Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95818

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

Telephone #: (916) 227-4644

E-Mail General Information:
damsafety@water.ca.gov

The Division requires that an application be submitted for the construction, enlargement, repair, alteration or removal of a dam. The application requests basic information regarding ownership, location, dam type, proposed work, etc. Detailed information about the proposed work is typically provided in plans and specifications which may be submitted at a later time. An applicable fee should be submitted at the time of the application.

For your convenience, the forms listed below are available in PDF format

(PDF formatted files require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.)

DWR Form No.
Form Name
Form Instructions
Application for Approval of Plans and Specifications for the Construction or Enlargement of a Dam and Reservoir
Application for Approval of Plans and Specifications for the Repair or Alteration of a Dam and Reservoir
Application for Approval of Plans and Specifications for the Removal of a Dam and Reservoir
None

The PDF forms can also be obtained from

Department of Water Resources Public Forms Webpage.

Other Forms

DWR Form No.
Form Name
Form Instructions
Cost Affidavit
None
Ownership Statement
None