ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

HAMDEN GOVERNMENT CENTER
2750 DIXWELL AVENUE
HAMDEN, CT 06518
PHONE: (203) 287-7040

OFFICE HOURS: M-F 8:30AM TO 4:30PM
TOWN ENGINEER: MARK AUSTIN, PE, FNSPE, PWE

Division Responsibilities:

The division staff designs and oversees construction of various types of improvements, which include storm drainage, roads, sidewalks, and infrastructure projects. In addition, the staff also oversees and administers professional services for various design projects, provides liaison services for state projects, designs and oversees capital improvement projects for city buildings, and provides engineering services to other city departments.  Staff provides inspection services on street and infrastructure projects. 

Projects:

The Engineering Department is currently overseeing many different projects around the Town.  Please follow the links for more information on these projects.

Mapping Information & Geographic Information Systems (GIS):

The Engineering Division maintains and provides GIS services for the Town departments. The staff of the Engineering Division also provides information contained in Department records to the public. The staff reviews plans for the Planning and Zoning and Inland Wetland Commissions. To view and search Hamden's GIS System, please visit www.hamdengis.com.

Listing files in 'Maps & GIS'

Licenses and Permits:

The Engineering Department administers the road opening permits for excavations in the roadways as well as sidewalk and driveway apron repairs. To register a concern about the conditions of the sidewalks or roads, please visit www.hamden.com/seeclickfix.

Listing files in 'Licenses & Permits'

Professional Organizations:

NPDES Phase II MS4 Storm Water:

The MS4 2017 Storm Water Management Plan DRAFT is now available. Please click HERE to download. The Town of Hamden Stormwater Management Plan is also available for public review in the Engineering Department located on the 3rd floor of the Government Center 2750 Dixwell Avenue. In accordance with the MS4 Stormwater General Permit effective July 1, 2017, the Town of Hamden has complied with registration requirements of the Bureau of Materials Management & Compliance Assurance Water Permitting & Enforcement Division at the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT.

Additionally, please visit the following links for educational information on the Stormwater Program:

Listing files in 'MS4 Storm Water Management'

Youtube Video links – What if storm water were rubber duckies?  "Think Blue Maine"

Informational Links:

Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000