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Development Engineering
This section of the Engineering Services Division works closely with other City departments from the initial concept plan submittal to the permit issuance stage. The Development Engineering section is responsible for: 

  • Plan review of private development projects including residence (single and multi-family), commercial and industrial. 
  • Review of project construction plans and supporting hydrology/hydraulic studies, soil reports, retaining wall calculations, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and water quality technical reports. 
  • Review of subdivision and parcel maps, easements, street dedications, boundary adjustments and maintenance agreements. 
  • Setting development conditions on private projects. 
  • Maintaining record drawings of grading plans, street improvement plans and final maps. 
  • Issuance of grading, street improvement, minor construction and encroachment permits. 
  • Assigning new street names. 
  • Administration of the City’s Special Benefit Assessment Districts (Diamond Ridge Phase 1, Orchard Villas/Miravale II and Rancho San Vincente.
  • Technical guidance to ensure project compliance with City codes, ordinances and policies as well as ensuring compliance with the Subdivision Map Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floodplain requirements. 
  • FEMA Floodplain administration.

Our Engineering Handouts and Forms section provides helpful engineering information. Additional information may be found in the City’s Subdivision Ordinance (Title 19), Grading Ordinance (Title 17, Chapter 17.32) and Flood Damage Prevention Overlay Zone (Title 20, Chapter 20.76) located in the City’s Municipal Code.

If you have any other development related questions, please contact our Public Works Director, Donald T. Wilcox, at (831) 223-5173 or .  

Contact the City of Soledad
248 Main St.
P.O. Box 156
Soledad, CA 93960
Ph: (831) 223-5000
Fx: (831) 678-3965
Email: info@cityofsoledad.com
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