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(a) There is hereby created a Department of Public Works. The Director of Public Works shall be appointed by the City Manager. The City Manager, pursuant to Charter Ordinance No. 94, Section 1 (Appendix A, Section A2-54), shall be responsible for supervising and evaluating the performance of the Public Works Director. The Director of Public Works shall be responsible for the overall operation of the Department.

(b) The Director of Public Works shall appoint a City Engineer, who shall be a professional civil engineer responsible for preparing plans, specifications and estimates for, as well as supervising the construction of, all public improvements. The City Engineer shall also be responsible for performing all surveying and engineering work under the direction of the Public Works Director and performing all other duties pertaining to the position of City Engineer, as assigned by the Director of Public Works. The City Engineer shall be registered as a professional engineer in the State. (Ord. 20206 § 4, 9-10-19; Ord. 20088 § 19, 10-17-17. Formerly 2.30.110.)

Cross References:Vehicles and traffic, TMC Title 10; Section of Traffic Engineering, TMC 10.10.010; streets, sidewalks and other public places, TMC Title 12; utilities, TMC Title 13; buildings and building regulations, TMC Title 14.

The following sections refer to Public Works Department and City Engineer responsibilities: Municipal Court, TMC 2.40.070; Sustainability Advisory Board, TMC 2.240.020; expenses and fees, TMC 3.10.020, 3.10.030, 3.10.040; contracts and purchases, TMC 3.30.090, 3.30.320; affirmative action programs, TMC 3.30.460; haunted houses, TMC 5.80.050; sign erectors, TMC 5.150.040; blasting, TMC 8.40.020, 8.40.040, 8.40.050; vehicles and traffic, TMC 10.10.010, 10.10.060; snow routes, Chapter 10.55 TMC; stopping, standing and parking, TMC 10.60.220, 10.60.290, 10.60.390; streets, sidewalks and public property, TMC 12.05.040, 12.05.080, 12.35.010, 12.35.020, 12.35.030, 12.35.040, 12.35.060, 12.35.070, 12.35.100, 12.40.020, 12.40.030, 12.40.050; obstructions and encroachments, TMC 12.10.080, 12.10.100; private streets, TMC 12.15.010, 12.15.040; right-of-way excavation, TMC 12.30.030, 12.30.050, 12.30.060, 12.30.070, 12.30.080, 12.30.090, 12.30.100, 12.30.110, 12.30.120, 12.30.160, 12.30.180, 12.30.190, 12.30.200, 12.30.210, 12.30.220, 12.30.230, 12.30.250, 12.30.270, 12.30.280, 12.30.290, 12.30.300, 12.30.330, 12.30.340; street and highway construction, TMC 12.45.010, 12.45.040, 12.45.050, 12.45.060, 12.45.070, 12.45.080, 12.45.090, 12.45.110, 12.45.120, 12.45.130; street parking, TMC 12.50.050, 12.50.060; trafficway impact fees, TMC 12.55.070, 12.55.080; forestry, Chapter 12.65 TMC; utilities, TMC 13.10.440, 13.20.100, 13.20.120, 13.20.130; buildings and construction, TMC 14.05.030; building permits, TMC 14.10.050, 14.10.070; plumbing code, TMC 14.35.540, 14.35.570; one- and two-family dwelling code, TMC 14.55.020, 14.55.030; manufactured homes and trailers, TMC 14.65.170; moving of structures, TMC 14.70.060, 14.70.090, 14.70.110, 14.70.150, 14.70.160; excavations, TMC 17.05.040, 17.05.060, 17.05.070, Chapter 17.05 TMC, Article III; buffer areas, TMC 17.10.040, 17.10.060, 17.10.070, 17.10.080; construction adjacent to flood control levees, TMC 17.20.030; demolition, TMC 17.25.020, 17.25.030; subdivisions, TMC 18.35.010, 18.35.050, 18.35.080, 18.35.150, 18.40.020, 18.40.070, 18.40.100, 18.40.120, 18.40.130, 18.40.150, 18.45.010, 18.45.020, 18.45.100; zoning code, TMC 18.50.100, 18.190.040, 18.190.050, 18.210.040, Chapter 18.225 TMC, TMC 18.230.020, 18.235.060, 18.240.020, 18.240.040, 18.245.060.