Engineering is responsible for construction, inspection, stormwater services, capital improvement projects, project management, plan review and much more. Learn more about the engineering department here.
- Construction Administration and Inspection
- Design Services
- Geographic Information System (GIS)
- Private Development Coordination including Construction Plan Review
- Street Maintenance-Powell Bill
- Stormwater Services
The Department also offers input and guidance on the Town’s water supply and distribution, wastewater treatment-WSACC, and applying for grants.
Design & Construction Specifications
The Town utilizes the following specifications and standards for its infrastructure design. All other water or sewer infrastructure details should use the Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County (WSACC) specifications.
View the Fiscal Year 2023 Schedule of Fees.
Engineering responsibilities include plan review, reviewing applicable permits and encroachment agreements related to development applications and observing the construction of new public infrastructure to ensure compliance with local, State and federal regulations. The Department compiles final engineered as-built/record drawings of new water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure.
This Department maintains a frequent communication relationship with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), the Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County (WSACC), several divisions of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) and Cabarrus County.
Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)
It is the Engineering Department's responsibility for all capital improvement projects as directed and approved by Town Council to:
- Acquire permits
- Prepare specifications
- Secure right-of-way
As these projects impact local residents, the Department maintains communication and explains the relevance and purpose of the intended projects with local residents.
The Department maintains communication with several agencies as they relate with the Town’s:
- City of Charlotte
- City of Concord
- Dominion Energy
- Duke Energy
- Piedmont Natural Gas
- Time Warner Cable
- Others as needed