UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Engineering Division

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Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Office is located at 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185

ENGINEERING DIVISION – primary functions include:

Reviews site and subdivision plans to ensure that development within the City adheres to City standards.

  • Provides project management of the City’s capital improvement program.
  • Provides quality control on construction of public improvements such as water and sewer infrastructure, street construction, drainage, sidewalks, and traffic control.

All record drawings of the City’s streets and utility systems are maintained in the Engineering Office. Engineering provides technical support to the operation divisions of the Department. They are available to assist residents with questions on all aspects of Public Works and Utilities issues such as drainage, water/sewer, transportation, and right-of-way information.