The Engineering and Municipal Operations Department is responsible for the City’s infrastructure assets, ensuring that essential services are available when needed by the community. Municipal services and infrastructure provide a high quality of life for residents, businesses, and visitors focusing on the environment, sustainability, and fiscal responsibility. The department also administers bylaws and policies related to activities on street right-of-way, ensuring that private redevelopment compliments or enhances existing infrastructure assets.
The Engineering Division plans, designs, and constructs the public infrastructure necessary for a safe sustainable quality of life for White Rock residents, businesses, and visitors. The Division regulates activities and construction on City rights of way for the following reasons and provisions to:
Safeguard services by approving all designs for work on City right of ways
Inspect works installed by private developers that become municipal property (e.g., roads, sidewalks, traffic control measures, drainage, sanitary sewers, water mains)
Issue driveway access permits and permits to work within municipal road allowance
The Operations Division operates and maintains the following infrastructure on a 24/7 basis and pro-actively responds to emergencies: