Engineering

The City of Bay City Engineering Services provides support to contractors, utilities, other units of governments, developers, businesses and residents for their development projects. Other responsibilities include:

  • Managing the City’s street and sidewalk development program
  • Assisting with the coordination of water and sewer improvements
  • Overseeing construction activities performed by the City's contractors
  • Coordinating projects with public utilities, the Michigan Department of Transportation and other agencies
  • Assisting the public  regarding public utility locations, encroachment permits, sidewalk issues, etc.
  • Performing layout of construction sites for city projects, such as construction surveying and staking

Duties & Activities


Engineering Services staff administers state and federal highway grants and participates in regional transportation planning, asset management and funding efforts through the Bay City Area Transportation Study (BCATS) (PDF). Daily activities include evaluating the street and sidewalk system to determine repair and maintenance needs, collecting infrastructure and traffic count data, creating and maintaining GIS maps and databases associated with Engineering Services, and administering the city's driveway and encroachment permit processes.

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