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Engineering Department

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Address: 53990 Enterprise Way, Coachella CA 92236
Phone: (760) 398-5744
Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Thursday (Closed Every Friday)



The Engineering Department oversees the development and construction of all capital improvement projects, manages the Landscape Lighting Maintenance Districts, and issues various permits for construction improvement that occur in the city right of way.   


Capital Improvement Projects
The Engineering Department develops an annual Capital Improvement Plan, which provides a five year outlook which includes funding and timelines for identified infrastructure and facility improvements.

Landscape Lighting Maintenance Districts (LLMD)
There are thirty-eight landscape lighting maintenance districts within the City. Each area was created individually based upon an Engineer’s Report which identifies the assessment approved for the District and the services that will be provided to the District. While services provided to each District may vary based on the District’s Engineer’s Report services can include: common area landscape maintenance, street lighting, storm system maintenance.

Issuance of permits for construction to occur in the City’s right-of-way are managed by the Engineering Department, which include encroachment permits, right-of-way permits, driveway permits, speed hump petitions.



Lynn Germain

Senior Management Analyst


  • Special District Tax
  • Engineer’s Report
  • Landscape and Lighting

Oscar Espinoza, P.E.


Senior Civil Engineer




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