Who to Contact:
705-435-3900 x1301 or
The Engineering Department ensures that the Town’s municipal services such as roads, water and waste-water systems and storm water drainage/management facilities are designed for the appropriate protection, health and quality of life of the public, and good engineering practices.
The Engineering Department’s core business includes the:
- Assessment, planning, review and design of municipal infrastructure such as roads, sidewalks, storm drainage, water and waste-water systems.
- Review and comment on municipal servicing issues at various stages of development including Official Plan Amendment, Secondary Plan, Draft Plan of Subdivision and site plan.
- Prepare and administer subdivision, site plan and other municipal servicing agreements.
- Coordinate or undertake special engineering studies required to determine servicing requirements such as sewage flow monitoring, transportation master plans, need studies, environmental assessments and storm water management monitoring programs, and develop associated implementation strategies.
- Prepare the engineering component of the Development Charge By-law.
- Develop and administer the Town’s annual, short and long range capital plans and budgets for the expansion, reconstruction and upgrading of the Town’s infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, storm drainage, water and waste-water systems.
- Coordinate and undertake the budgeting, design, tendering, and construction of the necessary capital projects.
- Develop, maintain and coordinate the use of the Town’s water and waste-water systems computer models that are used in conjunction with design assignments, project management and infrastructure network analysis.
- Undertake traffic engineering studies, designs and impact assessments.
- Coordinate the Town’s Geographic Information System applications and drafting services including drawing repository.
Links to Engineering Documents and Services:
- Traffic Counts Map (PDF)
Please be advised, that this is the most comprehensive traffic count map the Town has to date and is to be used at users own risk. Depending on the scope of the project, the Town may require further traffic counts to be carried out in support of the application.
- Site Plan Submission Guidelines (PDF)
- Street naming policy (PDF)
- Engineering Design Criteria and Standards