In order to provide control over the public infrastructure, the Engineering Department staff issues numerous permits and approvals such as fill permits, land disturbing permits, land combination permits, and driveway approach permits. In addition, the Engineering Department approves items such as plats of survey for all building permits, preliminary and final plats, and reviews all construction plans for utilities and site grading plans for new subdivisions and planned developments. The Engineering Department also develops plans and specifications for the reconstruction of City streets, storm sewer, and other public facilities; and receives and evaluates drainage concerns on public and private lands.
Performs administrative and engineering related services provided to divisions and departments.
Provides staff support to Public Works, Plan, and Water Commissions.
Provides project oversight and design review services for all public construction projects, private developments, and zoning and site plan submittals.
Responds to citizen inquiries and concerns regarding zoning, development, public construction, and drainage.
Maintains official maps and records including zoning, sewer, storm sewer, and official City maps.
Establishes and maintains GIS mapping and inventory. Assists other departments in accessing GIS data.
Board of Public Works
Board of Water Commissioners