The Engineering Department provides resources to enhance and improve City infrastructure through the design, management, and construction of public improvements, including the administration of various public works programs in a safe coordinated, timely and cost-effective manner with responsive service to the entire community.
The Department provides professional engineering services for the completion of the City's manual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), perform construction inspection services for both capital projects and private development construction impacting streets and the public right-of-way. Department staff provide review and plan check services for private development project drawings and maps to ensure compliance with adopted city standards, and they administer encroachment permits for construction work within the public right-of-way. Department staff participates in regional programs and coordinate with local agencies in the areas of flood control, urban runoff, and transportation. The Engineering Department has three functions: Design & Construction, Land Development, and Transportation &Traffic.
Note: The City’s Public Works Department provides for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the water, sewer, recycled water, and storm drain systems in addition to various water, sewer, and storm drain programs such as water quality, water conservation, backflow prevention, and urban runoff pollution prevention.
The Public Works Utility Engineering Department will respond to questions regarding backflow prevention, fire flow and utility “will serve” letters. You can find contact information on the Public Works Department page.