Department Responsibilities

The Department of Engineering, under the direction of the City Engineer, is responsible for the following:
  • CADD
  • Contract administration
  • Contract documentation
  • Design
  • Drafting
  • City road inspection
  • Drainage improvements
  • Planning
  • Special projects
  • Stormwater utility functions
  • Surveying
  • Traffic control
Project Administration
Projects are monitored for conformity with state and federal regulations and professional engineering and surveying practices as set forth in the Florida statutes. Improvement projects include those funded by State and Federal agencies.

Engineering Services

Other services of the department include:
  • Act as liaison with local, state and federal agencies to coordinate, monitor and administer their projects within the city limits
  • City infrastructure mapping
  • Review and approve private development projects, including subdivisions and parking lots, for surface water management and water quality compliance with city, state and federal regulations
  • Survey services to other city departments
The department approves and issues utility and driveway permits. The permits are for improvements or use of the city's right-of-ways or other city properties. Engineering also reviews and recommends updates of city ordinances for compliance with new state and federal regulations.