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What is Engineering Services?

Revolution Place Street

Engineering Services is responsible for providing and/or facilitating expansion and capital replacement of infrastructure to meet the needs of a rapidly growing community to enhance quality of life and recognizing that these systems must be safe, practical and economically viable to meet the long-term needs.

Engineering Services is divided into four branches

Service Branch

• Reception & office support (operating budget, payroll, filing, communications, etc.)
• Driveway locations
• Site line enquiries
Permit Reviews and Approvals (Utility Alignments, Excavation, Right-of-ways, Crossings, Barricades, Connection Permits)
Subdivision Reviews and Approvals
Road, PUL & MR closure and disposal from the subdivision application and land title prospective
• Engineering Land interests (title searches, road widening, endeavours, etc.)
Addressing
• Web pages

Development Engineering Branch

• Planning document reviews to provide technical advice and/or approval
• Development Permit reviews to provide technical advice and/or approval
Engineering Studies related to new development (Design Reports, Geotechnical Reports, Traffic Impact Analysis, Road Planning and Design Studies, etc.)
Development Agreements and other legal documents related to new development (Servicing, Pre-Servicing, Access, Easements, Drainage, etc.)
• Development monitoring and inspections
Transportation Levy By-law
Design and Construction Manual

Capital Planning and Construction Branch

Asset Management (roads, sidewalks, storm drainage, bridges, trails, traffic signs and signals) – Inventory, Pavement Management System, Bridge Evaluation Program, Sidewalk Rating Program
• Engineering Capital Projects Planning (Ensuring the right money is spent on the right assets and at the right time to maintain infrastructure plus appropriate future expansion.)
Engineering Capital Projects Construction (RFP’s, tenders, scheduling, budgeting, funding, monitoring and inspections) – these projects can be assigned to staff in all branches
Engineering Capital Project Studies (RFP’s, scheduling, budgeting, funding, monitoring and approval) – these projects can be assigned to staff in all branches
Rehabilitation (overlay, sidewalks, storm sewers and bridges)
• Monitoring (Noise Monitoring, Storm Flow Monitoring, etc.)

Traffic Engineering Branch

Traffic Systems Management
• Traffic Operations Engineering (traffic and transportation by-law, crosswalks, traffic signal timing and warrants, signs and pavement markings, traffic counts, speed studies, traffic safety, traffic complaint investigations, traffic calming)
Transportation Planning (Road Planning and Design Studies, Transportation Master Plan, Access Management)

Last updated: 7/11/2017 2:58:11 PM