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The Engineering Division oversees the design and construction of various municipal infrastructure and utility improvements within the City. These include capital projects initiated by the City and portions of projects built for City ownership by private developers. The division provides three (3) major services:

Design - including surveying, preparing and/or reviewing construction plans and specifications, estimating costs, monitoring City construction contracts and updating maps and records.

Development Review - reviewing preliminary and final subdivision plats, inspecting water, sewer, street and drainage construction within private developments and reviewing construction plans for commercial/industrial projects.

Traffic Engineering - conducting traffic counts and analyzing the performance of the traffic circulation system, reviewing traffic impact studies and recommending improvements to signals and streets.

The goal is to obtain infrastructure and utility improvements into City ownership, which meet established engineering standards and code requirements and serve the community effectively, efficiently and safely.

The Engineering Division consists of six (6) employees and is responsible for reviewing all subdivision and developmental plans proposed for construction within the City to ensure proposed plans are in compliance with City stormwater, water, sewer, roadway, and erosion control guidelines. The division is responsible for performing site inspections to verify that utilities and roadways proposed for dedication to the City are properly constructed and installed to City specifications. This division is responsible for conducting pavement condition surveys of all City streets and for updating as-built plans and maps of the water, wastewater and storm drainage systems.

Traffic Safety Advisory Board (TSAB) – Roger Flynn, City Engineer is the staff liaison for this Board. The purpose of the TSAB is to serve as an advisory body to City Council. In the performance of this function, the Board reviews any traffic safety issues requiring Council approval. Upon request, the Board also gives advice and assistance in other matters concerning traffic safety. View Agendas and Minutes by clicking here.
engineering documents (Download/Print)

Standard Construction Requirements and Details
Stormwater Management Programs
TDEC Water Distribution System Plan Review Fee Schedule
TDEC Sanitary Sewer Plan Review Fee Schedule
TDEC Plans Review Fee Worksheet