Engineering Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Lorain Engineering Department is to provide expedient technical engineering services and advice to all city departments, the administration, and the general public. Generally the technical support is related to design, inspection, and contract administration of public improvements and subdivisions, plan review, grading, draining and general construction information.


To provide professional engineering and surveying services to all City departments, to ensure that all-public improvements are constructed to City standards and issue permits for improvements within the public right-of -way.