Engineering

Staff from the Engineering Department oversee CIP (Capital Improvement Plan) Projects, work closely with the Texas Department of Transportation for issues related to state roads FM 518, FM 2351, and FM 528, process ROW Permits and Culvert Inspections, and review drainage and underground utility plans submitted to the City for construction. They work with various engineering firms to ensure that plans comply with the City’s minimum standards as specified in the Design Criteria Manual.

The Engineering Department also works closely with the Galveston County and Harris County Consolidated Drainage Districts to assist in maintaining and improving storm water drainage throughout the City. Part of the duty is to establish compliance with the Flood Plain Ordinance and verify property locations for flood zone determinations.

Staff from the Engineering Department 

  • Oversee Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Projects
  • Work closely with the Texas Department of Transportation for issues related to state roads FM 518, FM 2351, and FM 528
  • Process Right-of-Way Permits and Culvert Inspections
  • Review drainage and underground utility plans submitted to the City for construction

They work with various engineering firms to ensure that plans comply with the City’s minimum standards as specified in the Design Criteria Manual.

Storm Water Drainage

The Engineering Department also works closely with the Galveston County and Harris County Consolidated Drainage Districts to assist in maintaining and improving storm water drainage throughout the City. Part of the duty is to establish compliance with the Flood Plain Ordinance and verify property locations for flood zone determinations.