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Land Development Engineering

Published on: 7/10/2015 7:29 AM

Work to provide public safety, environmental protection, efficient customer service, and to safeguard the interest of the general public and property owners, present and future, by reviewing the design and construction of land development projects for compliance with County and engineering standards.


The Functions of Land Development Engineering


Conditioning Project Conditioning
During the application process administered by the Planning Office,
the Land Development Engineering Section reviews the project and establishes
conditions of approval relating to improvement of privately maintained streets
and on-site grading improvements and flood control.
Plan Processing Plan Review & Processing
After a project has received conditional approval from the Planning Office,
the Land Development Engineering Section reviews the final engineering plans
and specifications for conformance with the conditions of approval, County
Land Development and Grading Ordinances, and County standards. They also coordinate
that review with the other County departments.
Grading Inspection Street & Grading Inspection
After a road improvement/grading permit has been issued, inspectors from
the Land Development Engineering Section inspect the work during construction.
House Grading Violations
Grading and other construction action occasionally is performed without a permit and in violation of County Ordinance. Report a Suspected Violation.
House Other LDE Functions
The Land Development Engineering Office also performs other functions,
such as administration of the Grading Ordinance and Right of Way Abandonment of
private streets and easements