About Us

The Engineering Office:

  • Performs Project Management for county Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.
    • Provides project management services and performs field construction inspections for County construction projects.
    • Plans and specifications are on file in the Engineering Office and are available for viewing by the public. Plans and specifications may not be removed from the department.
    • Staff also monitor and ensure successful completion of the Substantial Completion process and the Final Acceptance process (for developer-installed infrastructure).
  • Performs plan review and approval for CIP projects and for developer-installed infrastructure.
    • Water, sewer and stormwater plans and specifications must be submitted by a North Carolina licensed Professional Engineer for engineering review and approval.
    • View stormwater submittal requirements, or contact the County Stormwater Engineer.
    • For water, sewer and pump station plan review, the engineer shall submit one set of plans, specifications, calculations, engineer's report, permit applications, etc.
    • Once plans and specifications are approved, the permit applications will be executed. A letter of approval, along with the signed permit applications, will be returned to the engineer.
  • Administers the county Stormwater Program and Stormwater Ordinance.
  • Calculates all non-residential water and sewer capital recovery fees.
  • Performs field construction observation for county projects and developer projects.
  • Maintains and updates the Engineering Design Manual, Technical Specifications, and Standard Details for Water and Sewer Systems.