Welcome to the City of Hood River Engineering
To protect the health and safety of the public, our families and loved one, all City offices, except for the Police Department have been closed to the public since March 17th. We encourage customers, applicants, and residents to use the City website, email, and phone to continue conducting business with the City Engineering department. We appreciate your patience as we work to serve our community while updating and innovating our processes.
HOW YOU CAN CONDUCT BUSINESS OPERATIONS DURING THE CLOSURES:
PERMIT SUBMITTALS: Construction Site / ROW Permits Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or use the drop off site in the foyer at the Public Works office – 1200 18th Street. Please include a site plan and detailed information of the proposed work with the permit applications.
PAYMENTS: We accept payment by checks or credit card. Remember if you pay with a credit card there is a 3% service fee. If you have any questions, please contact us at 541-387-5201, or email email@example.com.
INSPECTIONS: We are still conducting onsite inspections and site visits. To schedule an appointment, please call 541-387-5201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Engineering Department safeguards the public health, safety and welfare by establishing standards and providing information, recommendations and services for the construction, preservation and improvement of the City’s infrastructure including public facilities built within the City of Hood River and the Urban Growth Area.
The Engineering Department reviews plans, issues permits, and inspects construction to ensure that all work done in the public rights-of-way complies with City Standards and the approved construction plans and specifications.
The Engineering Department issues the following permits:
Required for all work within the public rights-of-way, including sewer lateral connections and all extensions of the public utility systems as well as work on private property that meets conditions outlined in the “City of Hood River Engineering Standards,” Section 2.2 – Construction Site Permit.
Before being authorized to perform any work on City of Hood River utilities or streets, all contractors must first complete and submit a “City of Hood River Prequalification Application.” Authorization will be granted by the City Engineer to those contractors demonstrating the skill, experience and resources necessary to meet the City’s requirements.
Please fill out and download applicable Engineering applications, and submit them along with all required supporting documentation to email@example.com