About the Engineering Division

The Engineering Division's overall responsibility is the review, permitting, and inspection of all private development projects that are not initiated by the city to ensure compliance with all city standards, specifications, and requirements. This includes:

  • Private improvements such as fire lanes, parking, etc. that will be maintained by the property owner.
  • Public infrastructure such as streets, water, sewer, and drainage that the city will maintain.


Other responsibilities of the division include:

  • Administering the city's infrastructure requirements
  • Flood plain management
  • Permitting and inspection of the franchised utilities
  • Review and inspection of trench-safety and erosion-control plans
  • Serving as the city's overall coordinator for the review and inspection of public works projects and the city's rights of way