Engineering Division

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The Engineering Division is responsible for plan reviews, permitting and inspection of public improvements and grading operations, design and administration of budgeted capital improvement projects, including water, sewer, street and facility improvement projects, traffic signal operations and traffic safety.

APPLY FOR A PERMIT

Apply for a permit in person at the Public Works Counter using the Public Works Plan Check/Permit Worksheet form. 

INSPECTION SERVICES

All work in the public right-of-way requires a permit to be obtained by a properly licensed contractor. All work shall be done per City of Glendora Standard Designs & Specifications. At least 24 hours prior notice is required for all Public Works inspections. Please call (626) 914-8246 to schedule an inspection appointment.

PLAN REQUEST 

Requests for engineering plans shall be submitted in person to the Public Works Counter using Engineering Plan Request Form.

GRADING PLAN REVIEW

For earthwork greater than 50 cubic yards a Grading Plan is required. The Grading Plan shall be prepared by a Registered Engineer per the California Building Code, latest revision. Links to guidelines and resources for submitting a Grading Plan for review are provided below.

After Grading Plan review and approval, applicant shall submit Grading Certifications and Inspection Letters during the different phases of the project. Links to certification and inspection letter formats are provided below.  

Bonds are required for grading projects. Links to bond forms are provided below.   

DRAINAGE PLAN REVIEW

For earthwork less than 50 cubic yards a Drainage Plan is required. The Drainage Plan may be prepared by the applicant per DRAINAGE PLAN/S.W.P.P.P. Basic Format Requirements for non-Engineered Plan. This submittal also applies to pool construction. Learn more about Drainage Plan/S.W.P.P.P. Requirements.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW

Links to development project guidelines and applications are provided below. 

GUIDELINES FOR LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS AND PLATS

Legal and plats associated with processing grants of easement and declarations of dedication for public road and/or utility easements as required by the Public Works Department for conditions of approval for Tracts, Parcel Maps, Plot Plans, and other conditioned cases. Learn more about requirements for legal descriptions and plats.

USEFUL LINKS

Learn more about rain barrels

Street Trench Cut Moratorium Map

Los Angeles County Map Preparation Guidelines

California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists

Check a Contractor License

 

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