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Engineering Development Services
The Engineering Division reviews street and utility improvement plans for compliance with applicable design standards and regulations, as well as inspects project construction to assure conformance with approved grading, drainage and storm water management plans.
To better assist residents, the Engineering division has created step-by-step guides detailing what they will need to get started:
Capital Projects Engineering
The Capital Projects Engineering Division is responsible for design and construction of projects to rehabilitate, upgrade and expand the City’s infrastructure.
Design & Construction Standards
As provided by State law, the City requires that anyone wishing to create or construct an encroachment in the public right of way obtain permission through an encroachment permit. Learn more about obtaining a permit.
Engineering Notes for Improvement Plans & Maps
Read notes made available by the Engineering division, including improvement plan and final map notes.
Final Maps & Parcel Maps
Final Maps and Parcel Maps are what convert a tentative subdivision map or tentative parcel map from a conceptual approval by the City’s Planning Commission into a legal subdivision of land.
Guides and Guidelines
Procedures, definitions, instructions, and step-by-step guides to help residents get their permit, and their project, completed and up to City Code and specifications.
Public Improvement Plans show how improvements are to be constructed within City rights-of-way and easements and also include improvements in private property areas. The improvements include, but are not limited to, street improvements, including street lighting and undergrounding of existing or proposed overhead utilities, sanitary sewer, water systems, storm drainage, and grading.
Low Impact Development
The Traffic Engineering Division is responsible for establishing and operating a safe and efficient transportation system.