Engineering Department

Responsibilities & Services
Duties and responsibilities of the Engineering Department include the following:
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements
  • Assist Township residents and prospective residents – At window or by telephone regarding:
    • Drainage questions / complaints
    • Infrastructure improvements
    • Utility availability
  • Compile and evaluate water system usage and pumping data
  • Engineering, planning, design and permitting of roadway, drainage, storm water quality, sanitary sewer and water main improvement projects
  • Environmental reporting - Provide information to inquiries related to floodplains, wetlands, etc.
  • Investigate soil moving violations
  • Issue and inspect rights of way excavation permits and soil removal permits
  • Planning and Zoning Board Reviews – Review and provide comments and recommendations, prepare cost estimates, bond estimates, pro-rata share calculations, water and sewer connection fees and assist in preparing developer’s agreements
  • Prepare request for proposals for (RFPs) professional surveying and engineering services for various infrastructure improvements
  • Prepare resolutions for bond releases and for bidding purposes
  • Provide and house various grant applications including NJDOT Local Aid, TEA-21, NJDEP and Morris County CDBG
  • Provide continuous inspections of approved subdivisions, site plans and general development projects
  • Provide copies of tax maps
  • Provide Disclosure Act responses to all public inquiries
  • Provide GPS Monumentation data upon request
  • Provide sewer capacity assurance data to NJDEP
  • Provide technical and engineering assistance to all municipal departments, the Environmental Commission, and coordinate technical data with outside agencies (i.e., NJDOT, NJDEP, MCMUA)
  • Provide water allocations and coordinate Township approval of sewer allocations
  • Report monthly escrow for engineers and inspectors to the Finance Department
  • Update Township street, water and sewer maps and standard details