• Obtain information on City streets and utilities

  • Obtain utility or other right-of-way related permit applications

The City Engineering Department provides the public with information and services on the following topics

  • Water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer locations

  • Rights-of-way & existing plats

  • Develop, maintain and manage city maps

  • Historical data, aerial photos, an topographic maps

  • Utility and other right-of-way related permit applications and requirements

  • Permit applications for various Federal and State construction permits

  • Design, estimating, contract preparation, surveying, construction engineering, inspection services & contract administration on City projects.

  • Site plan reviews related to Engineering Department concerns.

  • Assist Planning & Development Department with zoning issues, grant applications, and other issues.

  • Assist Building Department with zoning issues, setback information, and other issues.

  • Provide Assessor's Office with special assessment information and documentation.

  • Traffic count collection/administration.

  • Assist Street, Water and Sewer and Parks & Recreation Departments with various projects.

  • City address assignments.

  • Traffic engineering services, including traffic sign inventory management.

  • Tree removal policy administration.

  • Development of City GIS System

  • Permits: Parades, Street Closures, Storm & Sanitary Sewer, Sidewalk, Curb Cut

Geographic Information System (GIS Mapping)

Statewide Search for Subdivision Plats Web Site 

Statewide Search for Remonumentation Data Web Site


David Boyle, City Engineer (906) 632-5733 or Email

Vacant Project Administrator (906) 632-5734 or  Email

Leo (Joe) Miller,Engineering Technician/GIS Specialist (906) 632-5731 or Email

Tyler Perron, Staff Engineer, (906) 632-5732 or Email

Melanie McBride, Department Secretary (906) 632-5730 or  Email

Hours: M - F 9:00AM - 4:00PM
225 East Portage Ave, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783

Phone: 906-632-5700
Fax: 906-635-5606

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