Engineering Overview

The Engineering Department is responsible for producing the construction plans and specifications for all public improvement and specifications, bidding processes, inspection and assessment roll preparation. The Engineering Enterprise also maintains good public relations by answering questions regarding engineering matters for the general public, developers and other public agencies. The department establishes design and maintenance standards, and provides technical counsel to the City Administrator, City Council, Planning and Park Commissions. The Engineering Department also works with the City Planner to assure that well-planned and coordinated programs are being followed.

Please contact Ryan Ruzek, Public Works Director with any questions at 651.452.1850 or e-mail him at

Right-of-Way Permits
As of January 1st 2014, the City of Mendota Heights will be utilizing Dakota County's One Stop Roadway Permit Shop to process all Right-of-Way and Utility Permits.