City Engineer

Engineering Department

The City Engineer is responsible for providing all engineering services for the City related to streets, construction, planning, zoning, and stormwater management. Our services help maintain the City’s infrastructure and ensure the safety of the residents of Chicago Heights.

What We Do:

  • Plan, design, administer construction and supervise all City-owned infrastructure systems.
  • Provide engineering services for specific capital improvement maintenance projects as directed by the Mayor and City Council.
  • Review project plans and inspect construction for private development projects. 
  • Issue permits for developers to install infrastructure systems and stormwater management.

The Engineering Department provides information to residents & businesses about:

  • City utility locations, including sanitary and storm sewers and water distribution facilities.
  • Flood plain maps and studies. 
  • Stormwater drainage and flooding studies.
  • Capital Improvement Projects.