The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the management of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), providing Development Engineering and management of City Environmental Programs. 

The Engineering Department manages the finances of the department and manages various service providers, professional consultants and construction contractors. The Director of Public Works represents the City in numerous regional organizations and with transportation planning groups such as OCTA and Caltrans. A large portion of services provided by the department are at least partially funded through grants. Monitoring of grant funding opportunities, grant writing, and administration is done within the engineering department. Finally, the department issues encroachment permits for individuals & companies wishing to conduct work within the City's right of way.

The CIP implements long-range planning for improvements to the City's infrastructure. The CIP plans, designs and constructs these improvements. The CIP forecasts improvements to the following:
  • Citywide Sidewalk Repair
  • Pavement Maintenance
  • Pedestrian Accessibility
  • Slurry Seal
  • Street & Crosswalk Improvement 
  • Street Sign Programs
  • Street Light Installation
  • Sewer Line Replacement
  • Local Paving
  • Red Curb Painting


The Public Works Department works with the Community Development Department and private developers to manage development within the City of Stanton. The function of Public Works within this process is basically to manage private developments' impact to the public infrastructure. The department also processes Parcel Maps, Tract Maps and lot line adjustments in concurrence with the Subdivision Map Act.  Applications and forms related to Development Engineering can be found here.

The Engineering Department manages and reviews the following:
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES)
  • Fats, Oils, & Grease Programs
  • Construction Environmental Documentation (CEQA)
  • Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP)
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)