The Engineering Division is responsible for the design and construction of
improvements and major repairs to roads, bridges and County facilities.
The division also reviews and develops standards for new development projects.
Professional Architects and Engineers and Contractors can download project information,
submit qualification paperwork, or submit a bid price to design a county facility or
construct a county project.
Area Contractors, as required by Section 22034 of the California Public Contract Code,
the Public Works Department maintains a list of Qualified Contractors to receive bid
solicitations for projects in excess of $30,000.00 in the appropriate work categories.
By providing the requested information, your company will be added to our database.
The Qualified Contractors List is updated every January and remains valid for the
calendar year. Use the link below to submit your information.
If you are going to work in the public right-of-way,
you must obtain an encroachment permit. Permit applications must be submitted
to the Public works Department with any applicable fees due.
The department supports the Planning Division of community services in reviewing
new development applications for road and drainage improvement requirements.
Applicable map and plan review fees are collected at time of application.
The department maintains the engineering design standards which govern New
Development within the County. Sections include Streets, Streetlights, Storm
Drainage, Sewer, Domestic Water Supply and general submittal requirements. The
department regularly updates the design standards to incorporate current
construction methods and maintain alignment with the Planning Code.
Transportation permits are required for all extralegal vehicles and/or loads
over all county roads and bridges. The weight limitations and other restrictions
are intended to ensure the safety of the traveling public and protection of the
investment in the transportation infrastructure. Transportation permits should
be submitted via fax to (530)822-7457. The permit application with instructions
and the applicable fees may be downloaded below.
The department receives and investigates concerns of traffic safety within the
County's right-of-way for all county roads. To request an investigation,
citizens can submit an Online Road Service Request.
Under managerial direction, provides professional land surveying expertise for
the County in the review and disposition of all matters related to property
boundary, right of ways and street locations, and other entitlements; prepares
and reviews legal descriptions for land grants, annexations, incorporations,
special districts and other County purposes; reviews all maps and records
of survey prior to recordation; performs related work as assigned. Assists
in the planning and implementation of the County geographic information
system; directs the survey monument preservation program.
As listed below, the department lists recent results and findings from their
Engineering and Traffic Surveys. Further information regarding the
implementation of the identified corrective measures can obtained by
contacting the Engineering department at (530) 822-7450.
Effective January 1, 2012, the Sutter County Board of Supervisors adopted
specific fees for services performed by the Engineering department. The
fees can be viewed / downloaded below.