Engineering Division

Purpose & Responsibilities

The Engineering Division is responsible for the following:

  • Archives engineering record information including drain, sewer and water construction, highway improvements, bridges, traffic control, and solid waste disposal for the town
  • Provides engineering, surveying, drafting, estimating and inspectional services for the Department of Public Works and other town departments
  • Reviews subdivision and site plan development applications for the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Assists in the preparation of department wide scheduling and coordination
  • Conducts neighborhood meetings related to DPW projects
  • Consults with contractors, developers, engineers, local, state, and federal officials in support of department activities
  • Assists the Director of Public Works with Capital Planning activities
  • Develops and maintains a complete file of Assessor's plans, both in the Assessor's Department and in the Engineering Division, recording all land and building additions and alterations
  • Works closely with Assessors in furnishing technical information relating to land and structures
  • Receives and records information from Registry of Deeds and/or Land Court on Assessor's plans
  • Reviews all plot plans and site development plans submitted to Building Department and checks proposed and final construction for compliance with Public Works Department requirements
  • Provides assistance to Police Department on matters pertaining to traffic and parking
  • Performs property surveys of town-owned land, easements, and construction projects