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engineeringpaperThe Engineering & Technical Service Division of the Department administers the Town Plan, the Zoning Bylaws, the National Building Code, the National Fire Code, the Occupancy and Maintenance Bylaw and numerous other Municipal bylaws and codes. It also provides the technical support services to enable planning, design and construction of approved Municipal Capital Projects such as sewers, roads, sidewalks, buildings, etc. The Division is located in the Town Hall on Elizabeth Drive. The various services provided by the Engineering Division can be categorized as follows: Construction, Project Planning and Design, Development Control, Complaints Handling, and Technical Services.

Engineering & Technical services are provided by six full-time employees plus three part time employees.

Day to day activities include reports to Council, the processing of Building, Occupancy and Development Permits, Utility Pole Permits, Subdivision applications, requests for zoning changes, as well as, answering general inquiries from Councillors, other Departments and from the GeneralPublic. Miscellaneous activities include the revision and updating of standard drawings, maintenance of the street number system, maintenance of the plan files and other Public Works Department project files. Provides support to all other departments.

Other activities include building inspections, and other related inspections under the Occupancy and Maintenance Bylaw.


Contact Information:

Engineering Department
100 Elizabeth Drive
Gander, NL, A1V 1G7
Tel: 709-651-5915

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday

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