Engineering and Capital Improvements Department


To provide proficient survey, mapping, engineering and architectural design, and construction inspection services for capital improvement and major maintenance projects; to plan, design, and construct facilities and improvements of the highest quality in the most cost effective manner for the residents and visitors of St. Petersburg; to provide courteous and timely processing of permit applications; and to be responsive to our residents' needs. 


  • Facilities, Structures and Roadways
  • Water, Wastewater
  • Stormwater, Environmental
  • City Architecture - City Facilities
  • Construction Division - Inspection/Testing
  • Special Projects 
  • Survey, Geomatics
  • ROW Permitting
  • Street Lights

Active Projects

Currently in the design phase, construction phase, or an annual project. Annual projects, like road resurfacing, operate on a fiscal calendar and may stay open all year while work is being performed.

Projects Completed 

Projects completed in the fiscal year. This number may be small at the beginning of the year, but will increase as many annual projects are completed by the years end.

Active Projects by Category

Engineering provides services to departments Citywide. Below is a look at the number of on-going projects. This represents the amount of projects, and does not directly relate to the dollar value spent in each category. 

Annual Resurfacing Program

The City resurfaces lanes of residential streets, alleys, collector, arterial streets and municipal parking lots. The figures below represent lane miles resurfaced in a fiscal year.


The top graph shows the number of streetlights owned by the city, and leased by the City from Duke Energy. 
The second graph represents Duke Energy's progress in converting over 30,000 City leased street lights to energy efficient LED fixtures. This joint project between Duke and the City began March 2018 and is expected to last 3 years. 

Street Light Outages

Monthly street light outages reported through SeeClickFix. The City coordinates with local vendors to complete repairs and streetlight related requests. 

Average Repair Time

When a repair is requested, the outage is verified, and a work order is issued for repair. The response times may vary dependent on weather conditions and other factors. 

Open Right-of-Way Permits

When work occurs within a City Right-of-Way, a permit is obtained from Engineering and Capital Improvements Department. This view gives viewers a snapshot of active Right-of-Way permits throughout the City. 

Other Links

See the latest from Engineering and visit the sites below.
St. Pete Pier™
40th Ave NE Bridge Replacement