About the Engineering Division

The Engineering Division ensures that private development projects comply with legal requirements and meet the City's high standards of quality, safety, and functionality. This is accomplished through the review of subdivision or parcel maps, grading, improvement, and other construction plans for conformance with the conditions of approval, Subdivision Map Act, geotechnical studies, water quality regulations, and all applicable codes and City Standards for new development projects.

The Engineering Division is also responsible for the review and issuance of encroachment permits for work to be performed within the public right-of-way such as driveways, sidewalks, and curb drains. All work in the public right-of-way requires an encroachment permit.