City Engineering Division

City Engineering Division


The City Engineer supports the Community Development Department and our Building Department by performing the following functions:

  • Review of encroachment permits including technical requirements, application of design standards and related traffic control plans
  • Provides pre-development review of projects including storm water management, on site drainage, off site street improvements, City design standards and related standard plans.
  • Maintains and updates City Design Standards and City of Lakeport Standard Plans
  • Provides engineering review of development plans for site improvements
  • Provides engineering review of street improvement plans including roadway, curb, gutter, sidewalk and storm drainage
  • Prepares and manages consultant design contracts
  • Manages City Capital Improvement (CIP) projects
  • Provides technical assistance during construction to Public Works department during construction
  • Provides design services relating to City projects as requested by Public Works

 The Goals of the City Engineering Division are:

  • Provide various engineering services and technical assistance to the various City departments.
  • Provide timely engineering review for proposed development projects.
  • Provide engineering support for projects constructed on public property.
  • Provide consultation regarding city engineering for the City Manager and the City Council.

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