Location: Lower Level of Town Hall.
The Town Engineer:
Acts as Agent, receiving, conducting site visits, and preparing reviews.
Provides technical support and comment in the processing of Flood and Erosion Applications for the Flood
and Erosion Control Board and for Inland Wetland Applications for the Inland Wetlands and
Water Courses Commission.
Serves as advisory to the Planning and Zoning Commission in
the manner of site plan reviews, site visits and reports, providing technical support.
Sits as a voting member on the Solid Waste Advisory Board and the Southwest Connecticut Regional
Recycling Operating Committee.
Receives, prepares reviews, provides technical support and comments
and processes as well as coordinates with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
on all Coastal Area Management Applications.
Works with State of Connecticut Department of Transportation in the coordination of major road reconstruction projects as well as underground utilities.
Under the direction of the Town Engineer
the Engineering Department is responsible for:
Procurement and establishment of surveying data.
Design of Public Service projects.
Construction layout and, the preparation of contractual plans and specifications.
Establish bond requirements.
Maintain bond documents for projects by developers.
Preparation of CIP Budget.
Procurement of data in defense of litigation's against the Town involving accidents
(vehicular and pedestrian).
Review for comment abandonment's of rights-of-way and the purchase/sale of Town property.
Procurement of easements.
Coordination of projects within the Town limits performed by outside agencies.
Perform planning and zoning site reviews.
Perform site inspections associated with the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy
and general permits.
Per Town Ordinance, responsible for the Licensing and
Registering of all haulers doing business in the Town of East Haven.
Provides volunteers and coordinates Town efforts in the disposal & recycling of household hazardous
waste with the Regional Water Authority.
STILL DEALING WITH HURRICANE DAMAGE
• The Town Engineer & the Public Services Department have information for the public on a wide variety of pre and post disaster information. They have information on properly preparing in advance for our next inevitable natural disaster. They have a wealth of information from FEMA and the State DEEP to advice you on preparedness. They can also answer any questions about the Flood insurance program. Contact these departments for more information.