Engineering is primarily responsible for city infrastructure improvements and the review of public development projects. This includes various permit reviews of all development that affect public infrastructure. Engineering conducts various city-wide studies in order to implement improvements to infrastructure.
Engineering staff are also responsible for the planning, development and implementation of projects from the Capital Facilities Element as funded in the annual budget. This involves the design and construction management of city funded capital improvement projects for the city's transportation, water, wastewater, stormwater management and park improvement projects.