City of Henderson, NC

Engineering

The Engineering Department provides a broad base of technical support and assistance for the various departments of the City as well as the citizens of Henderson. Our mission is to plan and direct public and private infrastructure improvements within the City and its utility service areas.  We strive to ensure future capacity, economical maintenance, safety and quality in our various programs, transportation as well as water and sewer utilities to help better serve the residents, property owners, and visitors of the City of Henderson.  Some of the predominant functions are as follows:

Mapping

Water and sewer mains, streets, other infrastructure, and other important maps and geographic data are maintained and updated on a continuous basis.  All mapping information can be publicly viewed in the City GIS program.

Records

Retention of as-built drawings, project files, inventory of water, sewer, streets, storm drainage systems, street lights, etc.

Development Review

Review of site plans for conformance with City Standards and regulations as it relates to storm drainage, stormwater management, water and sewer utilities, streets, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control, etc.

Capital Improvements Plan (CIP)

Provide project management to insure that projects are carried out to completion and within budget guidelines.

Citizen Inquiries

New water and sewer service applications, street light requests, transportation initiatives, property development, street resurfacing, right-of-ways, etc.

Engineering Inspections

Staff provides inspection on the construction of water and sewer mains and street construction to conform with City Standards and Policies. The Engineering Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 5:00 pm.

Public Buildings and Grounds

This department is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of City Hall and grounds, inventory of properties owned by the City of Henderson, and technical assistance as needed for other buildings maintained by the City.