The Engineering Division is responsible for planning, budgeting, design, bid specification preparation and construction of the City’s Public Works projects.
Anyone can keep track of the City’s Public Works projects by reviewing the Project Dashboard below.
If you have questions about individual projects listed in the Dashboard, please e-mail Loren Culp at [email protected]
Development and Encroachment Permits
The Engineering Division is responsible for the technical side of development within the City. This includes plan review and inspection for both commercial and residential development as well as the issuance of encroachment permits and the inspection of all work done within the City’s Right of Way.
If you are pulling an encroachment permit for the City of Ridgecrest you will be required to have:
- Traffic Control Plan
- Construction Plan
- Liability Insurance
- Business License (can be retrieved on the website through Finance)
- Encroachment Permit_Fees Letter - Updated 7-13-16.pdf
The link below takes you to the City’s Engineer Design Standards
The Engineering Division is responsible for the City’s Pavement Management System. Pavement Management is the evaluation of current condition of all streets within the City and the determination of the best way to keep those streets in the best condition at the lowest cost. One June 21, 2017 the City Council of the City of Ridgecrest received and filed the most recent Pavement Management Study. Below is a link to the study.