Scott G. Wahl, Deputy Director
The four divisions within Engineering are Development Services, Project Design & Administration, Special Projects, and Traffic/Solid Waste Engineering.
The Development Services Division is responsible for the administration of Permanent Road Divisions (PRDs); assessment districts; County Surveyor functions; CSA Community Advisory Boards; CSA formations, annexations, and engineering; subdivision and encroachment field inspections; flood plain administration; land use projects review, approval, and inspection; and transportation permits.
Shasta County Southern Region Transportation Planning Study and Traffic Impact Fee Program Project Final Report
Southern Region Traffic Impact Fee Resolution No. 2006-183
The Bridge Design and Administration Division designs and administers the construction of bridge projects. Bridge projects include bridge replacement, bridge rehabilitation, seismic retrofit, and bridge railing upgrades.
Road Design & Administration/Traffic
The Road Design and Administration Division designs and administers the construction of road projects and provides traffic engineering services. Road projects include realignment, reconstruction, overlays, and chip seals. Traffic engineering includes speed limits, stop signs, and traffic signals. For frequently asked questions please see Traffic FAQ's. Additionally, the division includes the Right-of-Way office, which oversees public property acquisition and disposals.
The Special Projects Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the design and contract administration of the County's capital improvements. Capital projects are all new County buildings and facilities, and remodels of existing buildings and facilities over $45,000. The County utilizes consultants for most architectural services. Contract administration is done with County staff. Additionally, the Division is responsible for the Shasta County Water Agency, Fall River Mills Airport, the Fish and Game Fine Fund, special studies and reports, and labor compliance.
The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the design and contract administration of the West Central Landfill, garbage services, transfer stations, septage ponds, and fuel tanks. Additionally, the Division issues encroachment permits and special event permits and functions as the Department's Safety Officer.