The Engineering Department provides professional and technical assistance to all other City Departments. Services performed by the department include:

  • Assistance in the preparation of contract documents and specifications
  • Construction staking
  • Coordination of quality based selection of outside engineering consultants
  • Field surveying
  • Mapping
  • Monitoring of compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations
  • Preparation of computer aided design plan drawings
  • Project inspection
  • Provides site inspections on a daily basis on all on-going construction and development projects
  • Reviews all site and subdivision plans to ensure that all zoning and subdivision regulations are met
  • Site and facility design

Site Inspection Scheduling

Most site inspections are automatically scheduled after the Engineering Department is notified that the commercial site or residential subdivision is ready to commence construction. Individual inspections can be scheduled by calling the City of Springfield Engineering Department at 615-382-5250 and scheduling a specific time.

Land Disturbance Permits

Most land disturbance work within the City of Springfield will require a Land Disturbance Permit. Please contact the Engineering Department before starting any land disturbance work so that a decision can be made about whether a Land Disturbance Permit will be needed to perform the proposed work. The cost of a Land Disturbance Permit is $50.

City Mapping Program

The City of Springfield has 232 topographic maps that cover the city and the urban growth boundary. These maps are available to the public at the following costs:

  • Digital .dwg file format copies are available at a cost of $100 per map
  • Color plots of each map are available at a cost of $50 per map

City & Ward Maps