The following are examples of some of the services and duties that the Engineering Department provides:

  • Technical Review and Support for the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Selectmen and other Town departments with site development plans (Site Plan Review, Subdivision, Stormwater, Form A, 40B Site Development, Scenic Roads, Paper Streets, etc.)
  • Sewer Permitting and Inspection
  • Work closely with the Pubic Works Department to provide engineering assistance with property line advisements, infrastructure design & construction, plan review, construction layout, utility mark-outs and research
  • Engineering Planning, Design and Survey for town projects
  • Preparation and Review of Engineering Reports
  • Management of the State Stormwater Program for compliance with stormwater discharges from the MS4 stormwater infrastructure
  • Perform Dam Safety Inspections
  • Perform Topographical and Location Surveys
  • Infrastructure Data Collection in the field by GPS
  • Establishment of Street Line to determine Tree Ownership
  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Operations
  • Hydraulic, Hydrological, and Floodplain Analysis & Assistance
  • Construction Inspection 
  • Cost Estimating (Roadways, Sidewalks, Site Work, etc.)
  • Technical Review and Site Inspection of all New Residential construction projects 
  • Technical Review and Site Inspection  all Minor Residential expansion projects       
  • Technical Review of all Commercial construction projects (10 total projects this year)
  • Review of Deed and Easement Descriptions
  • Property line closure calculations
  • Record Maintenance of Engineering Plans and Documents
  • Review of street acceptances
  • Assist Residents on Property Records
  • Coordinate with Consultants on various projects
  • Preparation of grants & bidding packages for town engineering related projects
  • Project representation for town building and construction projects
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Operations
  • Review and approve Licensed Contractors
  • Prepare Abutter Lists
  • Annual Budget Preparation
  • Assist in preparing Town-wide Capital Program
  • Counter assistance for engineering related matters