Engineering Department

Pre-Design Meeting

The Community Development Department offers a no cost Pre-Design Meeting.  Call (541) 966-0204 to set up a time for the meeting.  Bring in two sets of concept drawings and the key people of your project.  You will meet with the Planning, Building, Engineering, and Fire supervisors who will discuss concerns, answer questions, and make recommendations to help you succeed. 


For Sewer Tap, Driveway/Sidewalk Inspections: (541) 966-0203

Photo: Surveying on the Umatilla RiverPendleton's Engineering Department works on numerous projects designed to improve Pendleton's infrastructure.  Our Engineering Department reviews the on-site drainage for new/remodel development, public sidewalk/driveway construction, public road construction, sewer and water connection/size for development, and operates as the survey crew for City property. 

Permits can be obtained under AtoZ tab, P for Permits

Permit Process: An Engineering Application is submitted to our permit clerk, along with civil designs for the project.  A deposit is made.  Our Engineering Department reviews and makes comments upon submitted design.  A final corrected civil design is submitted, stamped, and issued with Building Permit.  Expenses related to the review, inspection, etc. are taken from the deposit.  Any charges above and beyond this deposit will be billed to the customer.  Our Finance Department accepts cash, money order, check, or in-person card payment.

Current Projects

  • NW Carden Avenue Sewer Replacement and Overlay Project
  • Airport Taxiway A, D, E and F Rehabilitation and Airport Marking

Completed Projects

  • Round Up Centennial Plaza
  • SW Quinney Bridge

Engineering Staff

Tim Simons 

City Engineer and City Surveyor         


Wayne Green

Associate City Engineer / Airport Engineer




Photo: George Clough

Mike Wagner

Engineering Technician 3


Lauren Juzeler

‚ÄčEngineering Technician 2




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