Division Responsibilities

The division staff designs and oversees construction of various types of improvements, which include storm drainage, sanitary sewers, roads, concrete sidewalks, and infrastructure projects. In addition, the staff also oversees and administers professional services for various design projects, provides liaison services for state projects, designs and oversees capital improvement projects for city buildings, and provides engineering services to other city departments.


The Engineering Division utilizes computer-aided drafting and design equipment to complete designs and update city maps. Surveying projects are completed by staff along with inspection services on street and infrastructure projects.

The staff of the Engineering Division also provides information contained in city records to the public. The staff reviews plans for the Planning and Zoning and Inland Wetland Commissions.