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Engineering Services
Port Elgin, Ontario

The Engineering Services Department strives to ensure that all public infrastructure improvements constructed by a public or private developer are properly planned, designed, constructed and inspected in order to provide for safe, functional and economical systems for the citizens and visitors of the Town of Saugeen Shores.

For a detailed details about the department, please click here or on About link at the top of the page.


The Engineering Services Department is responsible for providing engineering and project management support, as well as drafting and mapping services to all Town Departments.  This Department also provides technical engineering advice and analysis, engineering designs, land surveys, inspections, and infrastructure planning as well as construction management services on public improvement projects.


Planning and Development
The Engineering Services Department provides review services for site plan and subdivision designs to ensure conformity with municipal policies and engineering standards.  In addition, they administer subdivision agreements and make recommendations regarding performance security reductions, maintenance periods and final acceptance and assumption of roads and services.


This Department provides management and construction services for land development and for expansion and reconstruction of municipal infrastructure.  They are also responsible for receiving and responding to inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding development and construction projects.  They are also responsible for ensuring compliance to all pertinent policy, legislation and standards of all contractor's working on Town infrastructure projects.


Asset Management:
The Asset Management Group is responsible for a municipal-wide condition assessment of surface and sub-surface assets, in order to forecast and schedule appropriate rehabilitation and reconstruction activities in order to produce an annual capital budget program.  The Asset Management Group monitors current levels of service, life cycle trends and deterioration models to plan and develop a detailed budget and projected long-range capital budget in order to protect the Town's infrastructure investments.


North End Sewer Servicing - North Side of Saugeen River:
The north end sewer project is  complete, has been commissioned and is ready for property owners to start to connect to the municipal system.   Invoices for the service installation were mailed out to all benefitting property owners the week of March 28th, 2011.

600 Tomlinson Drive
Port Elgin, Ontario, N0H2C0