The Engineering Services Division of Public Works and Utilities provides engineering planning, design and construction managment services for the utilities (water, wastewater, stormwater, solid waste, and electric) along street system, and other City Departments.
Mike Puntenney, City Engineer
This Division also provides inspection and permitting of work related to the public infrastructure, GIS mapping and database support, and traffic engineering services.
The Deputy Director of Engineering/City Engineer is responsible for planning and development of the City's utilities, streets, and public facilities in the most cost efficient way while protecting the public safety.
LONG RANGE PLANNING
Includes engineering support for maintenance and development of the City’s Capital Facilities Plan, Transportation Improvement Plan, and budgeting along with other long range infrastructure activities such as Elwha Dam Removal, Landfill Closure, and UGA development coordination.
Also includes coordination with Federal, State, County, and Local agencies in areas of potential impacts to our City.
Includes engineering planning, analysis and design of projects for the City’s Public Works Utilities (Light, Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, & Stormwater), Street Division, and other City Departments. Also includes grant and loan application/administration for project funding.
Includes management of staff, consultants, and contractors in project engineering activities. Also includes construction management activities.
PERMITTING and INSPECTIONS
Includes review and issuance of permits for construction within the right of way, waste disposal permits, and clearing and grading.
Also includes review of development proposals, building permits, and other planning permits for public works related requirements. Also includes inspections of developments for for compliance with Public Works standards and requirements.
Engineering Inspection Phone Line
Beginning October 31, 2008 you can call 360-417-4831 to request a Public Works Engineering Inspection. Please call no later than noon of the previous business day to schedule an on-site inspection of permitted engineering work.
Please do not use this number for building or electrical permit inspections.
Includes research and maintenance of Public Works records along with property and easement records for development and other activities. Provides support for City Attorney and City Real Estate Committee.
Includes data entry and maintenance of City’s GIS system. Oversee City’s mapping activities and compile GIS and other mapping for use by internal and external customers.
GIS mapping include all utilities, streets, planimetrics, topography, orthophotos, zoning, and other layers. GIS databases include information regarding real estate, addresses, utilities, streets, traffic, and other data.
Includes engineering and data collection/review related to traffic safety. Traffic accident and volume data are collected and maintained for use in analysis of traffic improvement needs and development requirements. Also includes coordination with Clallam Transit and Port Angeles School District.