Office of the City Engineer

Joseph Myers, P.E., City EngineerJoseph Myers image

The  City Engineer, implements and administers the provisions in the City's Code of Ordinances and state/federal regulations relating to flood plain management, street cuts and storm water quality. The City Engineer is also responsible for the issuance of paving and utility construction permits, approving plats and overseeing Plan Review. Additionally, the City Engineer is responsible for making engineering decisions, in accordance with the city’s standard contract documents and providing resolution or mediation to disputes emerging from City contracts.


Requests for variances to design standards and requirements are reviewed and determined by the City Engineer.
Log of Variance Requests (Updated 09/18/2018)

The Office is divided into 5 sections:

Engineering Standards Section

Vacant, Senior Project Manager

The Engineering Standards Section is responsible for the Infrastructure Design Manual, Standard Specification Construction Manual, and Standard Details. These documents are used on Capital Projects, as well as private development projects. Provides administrative support and coordination to the Office of the City Engineer. This Section also facilitates the availability of these documents through the department’s website and serves as a clearinghouse for all revisions to these documents.

  • Approved Products & Product Approval Committee
  • Maintenance of Standard Specifications and Details
  • Maintenance of Design Guidelines
  • Clearinghouse for changes to Standards, Guidelines and Procedures
  • Web availability of Standards, Guidelines and Procedures

Floodplain Management Office

Jamila Johnson, P.E., CFM, Managing Engineer 

  • Floodplain Management
  • Floodplain Development Permits and Inspection
  • Frequently Asked Questions