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- Engineering Division
The Director/City Engineer oversees the Engineering Department.
The primary function of the Engineering Department is to promote the orderly development of the City by providing general engineering services to regulate the construction of municipal structures, city streets, sewage disposal, water supply and storm drainage facilities.
The Engineering Department is responsible for issuing encroachment and water/sewer connection permits, maintaining the City's maps, preparing the plans and specifications for most of the City's major projects, and providing drawings to help other departments.
The Engineering Department provides design and inspection services for most of the City's capital improvement programs. The Division also reviews and inspects all improvements to the City's infrastructure, including all new subdivisions. Drawing and mapping services are also provided for other departments of the City.
The Department also oversees traffic safety, solid waste and recycling services, and public transportation services.
Ceres Truck Route (PDF)
View a map of existing truck routes through the City of Ceres.
City Transit (CAT & Dial-A-Ride)
Learn more about City transit programs such as Ceres Area Transit and Ceres Dial-A-Ride.
Connecting to City Sewer
View the step-by-step process for connecting to the City sewer system.
Connecting to City Water
View the step-by-step process for connecting to the City water system.
Contractors who are performing work within the City limits that pertain to Public Works or Municipal Utilities are required to do so according to the City Design Standards.
Engineering Permits & Fees
The Engineering Division provides permit applications and fee requirements for Encroachment Permits and Water and Sewer Connection Permits.
Traffic Volumes - 2013 (PDF)
View a City map showing traffic volumes from 2013.
Parks Master Plan (PDF)
CalRecycle Funded Projects
City-Wide Active Transportation Plan (ATP)
Smyrna Park Community Outreach Results
Pavement Management Program
SR99/Mitchell/Service Rd Interchange