The Engineering Department has many vital functions in the pulse of the City of Valparaiso's administration. Some of the many functions include addressing, mapping, traffic counts, field inspections, plan review and approval, infrastructure design, project administration and management, and stormwater management.
Many of the activities of the Engineering Department directly affect the lives of Valparaiso citizens today and in the future. Whether it is land use, infrastructure improvements, traffic analysis and control, or storm drainage, our office is always striving to improve the quality of life for all residents throughout our community.
Street and Sidewalk Improvements
Click the link below to view an interactive map of this year's improvements.
Permits and Fees
The following are the types of permits regulated by the Engineering Department.
FormsPlease fill in and submit to us the Site Work Application form if you need any of the above permit. Other forms may also apply to your project depending on the condition and/or location of your project site.
- Site Work Application
- Sidewalk Waiver
- Annexation Waiver
- Petition to Extend or Connect to City Water / Sewer
- Residential Site Plan Checklist
- Residential As-Built Requirements
- Code of Ordinances
- City Specifications for Municipal Improvements
- Stormwater Management Ordinance, 2015
- Stormwater Technical Standards Manual, 2015
- Current Weather at City Hall