Government

DEPARTMENTS & SERVICESPublic Works/Engineering

Director of Development Services/City Engineer

Fermin Preciado
909-797-2489, ext. 240

The Director of Development Services/City Engineer directs and reviews the activities and operations of the Public Works Department and the Engineering Department.  The Public Works Department is responsible for all aspects of the City’s public works operations and provides a wide range of services.  The Public Works Department consists of two divisions: Street Maintenance and Parks and Facilities Maintenance.

Parks & Facilities Maintenance Division

The Parks and Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for maintaining 160 acres of developed park land and daily maintenance of all City facilities.  This division is also responsible for the City’s motor pool operations, maintenance and upkeep of the municipal swimming pool, and ball field preparation.  Yucaipa Parks and Facilities Tour

Street Maintenance Division

The Street Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of all street and drainage facilities located within public rights-of-way.  The Division is funded by gas tax receipts, solid waste franchise fees, and a portion of Measure I revenues.

Engineering

The mission of the Engineering Department is to provide prioritized infrastructure improvements that ensure the community’s health, safety, and welfare; protect and enhance the environment; further orderly development of the City’s infrastructure; and exemplify a total commitment to public service. The Department is responsible for all aspects of the City’s engineering, design, and construction operations and provides a wide range of services for nearly any aspect of private land development activities.

The Engineering Department is responsible for the construction of all improvements occurring in public rights-of-way or easements.  The Department develops and administers the Capital Improvement Program and the Annual Pavement Rehabilitation and Maintenance Projects.  Staff reviews and provides input for all private development projects and checks all maps and improvement plans for conformance with the Development Code and applicable regulations.  Staff also issues all encroachment permits and inspects all construction within the public rights-of-way.