Engineering Division

Click here for Engineering Forms and Request for Proposals

FEMA FLOOD PLAIN INFORMATION

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides flood plain maps. These maps help residents and the municipalities make plans for land use and for emergency purposes. Where your property lies in a flood plain can affect your insurance costs.

Click here to get a flood plain map from the FEMA website

Do you feel your property is incorrectly identified as being in a flood zone? Click here for information on how to get the flood zone map changed.

The Engineering Division provides a wide range of engineering services to the Department of Public Works and Utilities, the Mayor’s Office, Other City Departments, as well as the general public. Below are generalities and specific functions of the division:

  • Administration of Capital Improvement Programs & Resource Management
    o Construction administration and inspection
    o Construction layout
    o CDBG Sidewalk Program
    o Design
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  • Preparation/Processing Applications of Federal and/or State Funding
    o Providing technical support for grant applications
    o Apply for funding with MDOT, RCOC, and SEMCOG
    o Cost Analysis/Value Engineering for Capital Projects
    o Estimating
    o Evaluating/Recommending design changes
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  • Administrative Support for Specific Programs & Projects
    o Specification writing
    o Preparation of construction documents
    o Consultant selection and consultant management
    o Bid evaluation
    o Request for Proposals
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  • Traffic Engineering Services
    o Review Pavement Markings
    o Review/Optimize Signal timings
    o Analyze sign requests
    o Traffic volume information

Other Engineering Services
 
o Issues relating to drainage
  o Inquiries on Utility locations and sizes
  o Topographic and property survey information
  o Issue public Right-of-Way permits

Office Location:

City Hall
47450 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac MI 48342

Business Hours:

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Telephone Number:

(248) 758-3615

City Engineer:

 

City Engineer:

John V. Balint, P.E.