Engineering & Environmental Services

The Engineering Division plans, reviews, approves, and inspects the construction and maintenance of the City's infrastructure systems, which include water, streets, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers. The division manages capital construction projects funded in the City's budget and monitors public infrastructure improvements constructed as part of privately funded development projects. The division also helps protect public health and safety through a number of diverse services including maintenance of the street light inventory, sidewalks, bike ways, mapping services, and transportation issues.

Encroachment Permit

Any person, firm, or corporation encroaching into the public right of way to do work, store materials, erect or place any structure including a dumpster is required to obtain an encroachment permit when such activity is covered under Dallas City Code Section 5.402.