City Engineering Design, Permitting and References

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City Engineering Standards are implemented and enforced by the Engineering Development Review and Right-of-Way Management teams to ensure infrastructure construction is done consistently and safely for the citizens of Colorado Springs. 

Engineering Development Review

Engineering Development Review is responsible for the review and approval of a variety of engineering submittals and the inspection and acceptance of public streets and drainage facilities constructed by land developers. Engineering Development Review engineers ensure compliance with the City's Engineering design criteria and standards to provide safe grading and infrastructure construction for the citizens of Colorado Springs.

Engineering Reviews Include: 

  • Drainage Reports Geologic Hazard Studies
  • Grading and Erosion Control Plans
  • Street and Drainage Construction Plans
  • Traffic Reviews
  • Review Comments to City Planning on Development Applications
  • Subdivision Plats
  • Management of Financial Assurances

To contact Engineering Development Review, please call 719-385-5918.

Right-of-Way Management

The City's Right-of-Way Management team ensures that new and retrofit concrete, street excavations, and capital project work in the public right-of-way is constructed to City Engineering Standards.  Right-of-Way Management issues permits for and inspects work performed in the City right-of-way and reviews traffic control plans for permitted work and capital project work to help ensure safety in the public right of way.

Contact Info: 719-385-5977 | 2880 International Circle | Suite 200-1 | Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910