Engineering

Responsibilities

The City of Fernley's Capital Improvement Project Program

  • Water Treatment/Distribution
  • Storm Drains / Streets
  • Wastewater
  • Parks


The Engineering Department in conjunction with the Planning Department and Building Department reviews development projects to ensure they are built per federal, state and local regulations.

  • The Engineering Department will review and provide comments, conditions and direction on tentative maps, final maps, tenant improvements, Building/Civil permit submittals, grading permits, encroachment permits, and many other types of development submittal.
  • The Engineering Department assists developers to ensure that adequate water rights are dedicated for the project and the appropriate connection fees are applied to the project.  This results in a “will serve” for the project which is then approved by City Council.
  • The Engineering Department provides Quality Assurance Inspections for any portion of a project that affects City infrastructure or will be dedicated to the City at the end of the project.
  • Civil, Encroachment, and Grading permits
  • Pavement Management
  • GIS System Management
  • ERC (Equivalent Residential Connection) Calculation Review
  • Water Rights Management