The Engineering Division of DPW is responsible for improving and expanding sewer and stormwater infrastructure, as well as street, sidewalk, and park design layout. It also oversees engineers consultants, provides design review and recommendations on new projects to the Planning Board, approves all state and local water and sewer connection permits, maintains as-built plans and records of City infrastructure, performs limited surveying of street lines and properties, and prepare plans, specifications and supervises construction of small projects.

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Engineering Department
Everett City Hall
484 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Everett, MA 02149

Monday & Thursday, 8am to 7:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday, 8am to 5pm

Julius Ofurie
City Engineer
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Frequently Asked Questions

All permit applications are to be filed and submitted at the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works. Bonds and Certificates of Insurance are to be obtained through the Contractors or Owner Insurance agents.

You need 3 sets of acceptable plans showing project location. There is a base $75 application fee. Sewer, drain, and water permit fees are each $100. There is a $5,000 fee for a Drainlayer Bond depending on the project.

There is a $75 application fee. The permit fees are $100 for an obstruction permit, $5,000 street opening bond, and $1,000,000 Certification of Insurance (Commercial and General Liability).

Ferry Street – Elm Street Reconstruction Project

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Water & Sewer

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