Columbia Water is responsible for overseeing a variety of City services that may be useful for property owners and managers.

Important Notice

The Department of Engineering processes applications for certain encroachment permits that have been submitted through Planning & Development Services.

Encroachment Permits for any work to be performed in a road right-of-way located within the City limits are processed by staff of the Department of Engineering Administration Division and approved by the Director of Engineering.


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