• Evening in downtown Caldwell

    photo credit: Dan Smede

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    Dan Smede

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    Jan Boles

  • Cardboard Kayak Races - 2018

    Destination Caldwell

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    Jim Raeder

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Engineering Department

The City of Caldwell Engineering Department is located at 621 Cleveland Boulevard. Our mission is to provide suitable and safe roads, parks, walkways, and utility access for a growing community.

Major activities of the Engineering Department include:

City of Caldwell Standards and Revisions to the 2003 ISPWC are currently available for no cost via download on this page. A paper set is also available for purchase ($20.00) at the Engineering Department in the Development Services Building at 621 Cleveland Blvd. This document will be used as a guidance manual for consulting engineers and contractors working within the City of Caldwell.

The Engineering Department is responsible for Caldwell's Municipal Engineering Program. Meet the professionals who administer the Municipal Engineering Program, access city standards, download permits, and more by contacting our office (information at the bottom).

Road & Lane Closures

APPLY ONLINE: Right-of-Way Permits can be submitted and paid for online by clicking here

APPLY VIA FAX OR IN-PERSON: Complete the Right-Of-Way Permit form and submit it via fax to (208) 455-3012 or in-person at the Engineering Department 621 Cleveland Boulevard.

PLEASE NOTE: A Right-of-Way Permit must be accompanied with a traffic control plan. A valid Public Works License is required. Each Right-of-Way Permit costs $30.00. A violation fee of $60.00 will be charged for work done without an approved permit. 

For a complete list of active road and lane closures, please click here to be taken directly to the Street Department Road Closure page where this information is provided.

Standard Forms and Specifications

Engineering Services

The following is a brief list of the services the City of Caldwell Engineering Department provides to the community. In addition to the following services, the Engineering Department is responsible for many services to other City Departments.

  • Location of Easements and Right-Of-Way
  • Plats of City roads, City property and private property
  • Location of City sewer, water, and storm drain lines
  • Fees associated with Residential and Commercial buildings
  • Review of Commercial, Residential, and Subdivision Plats

Engineering Fee Schedule

Fee Chart 2018-2019

The Engineering Department is responsible for accessing sewer and water connection fees on building permit applications. We also have review fees for commercial and subdivision construction plan review. Other new development fees are accessed by the Building Department and Planning & Zoning. Sewer and water usage fees are established by the City Engineer and administered by the Water Department.

Contact Us

Our office is located in the Development Services Building at 621 Cleveland Boulevard on the 2nd floor. Please click on the link below for a complete list of staff and their contact information.

Engineering Related Links

The information provided here is offered as a convenience only. No agency, entity or individual guarantees or can be held liable for the accuracy of the information provided. If you know of a change or update that is required or of an error in the information provided here, please notify the Webmaster and the change will be made as soon as possible. Thank You.

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