How many miles of
road does the County Maintain?
The County maintains approximately 658.2 miles of road,
556.2 miles are paved and 102 miles are gravel.
Who do I call
to make a complaint?
Call Yuba County Public Works Department during normal
business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00
pm. or you can electronically submit
the information using our on-line Complaint Form at:
Who do I call to
report unsafe road conditions?
During normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) call
Yuba County Public Works Department at (530) 749-5420 and
off business hours call Yuba County Sheriff's Department
Who do I
call to fix burned out street lights?
Locate pole number on pole (located 7
feet from bottom of pole).
If pole is in the Cobblestone/Plumas Lake area and the
pole number starts with YC call (530) 749-5420 with
pole number and location.
Any other pole location and/or number you can contact
PG & E Maintenance Division at (800)743-5000 or fill out a
Street Light Trouble Report on line at:
Why are there street lights only on some corners in my
neighborhood in the Plumas Lake Specific Plan Area?
the Plumas Lake Specific Plan was being planned, property
owners near the proposed development area were
concerned about losing their rural setting and did not
want a lot of street lights illuminating the area.
So when the Plan was adopted by the County, street lights
were required only at intersections and
decision locations. When the first subdivisions were
constructed in the Plumas Lake area,
developer interpreted the Specific Plan to
street lights were required only at intersections.
After the first few maps and plans were approved, our
department interpreted the meaning of decision locations
to include the end of cul-de-sacs and at knuckles.
Unfortunately, the developers were not willing to install
additional street lights in the areas already
In the Cobblestone Subdivision, the
developer chose to install additional street lighting beyond
the minimum required. The
home owners in this area pay a higher yearly
assessment for the enhanced street lighting.
way for the County to require more lighting is to amend the
Plumas Lake Specific Plan and set criteria for street
lights. At this time there are no plans to amend the
Plumas Lake Specific Plan. But we do encourage
developers to install additional street lights beyond
the minimum required by the Specific Plan.
your neighbors can elect to contact PG&E and have them install
street lights if so desired.
However, you would be responsible for the
The County will
pay the monthly electrical costs for any new lights using
funds collected through County Service Area Assessments.
Can signs be placed
in the County's right-of-way?
are an essential element of any community. Where signs
are not properly regulated, they contribute to visual
clutter and confusion, and create an unpleasant impression.
They may cause traffic hazards, and impede rather than
enhance commerce. Failure to appropriately regulate
signs adversely affects the public health, safety, and
It is prohibited to
have any sign in a public right-of-way or blocking
site distance (Yuba County Ordinance 12.90.035 (2))