Engineering & Transportation
The Engineering and Transportation Department provides engineering of traffic and public facilities as well as operation of the Salinas Municipal Airport, building plan checking, building inspection, and permit issuance for construction of new and remodeling of residential and commercial buildings.
The department also administers the City's Code Enforcement Program for substandard housing, zoning code violations, and dangerous building complaints. Inspection services are provided for new subdivisions and public improvements on private property.
Our Permit Services Division issues building records reports for the sale of residential property and permits for street vendors, banners, and encroachment into the public right-of-way.
The Department includes:
Engineering provides project management services for the planning, design, and construction of public facilities.
Permit & Inspection services oversees City and Code requirements for various projects.
Development & Traffic Engineering assures the safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout the community.
The Salinas Municipal Airport is a general aviation facility occupying 763 acres, with three runways serving single and twin engine aircraft and helicopters, as well as an increasing number of turbo-propeller and turbine-powered business jets. The airport has an air traffic control tower in operation 12 hours/day, 7 days/week.