The Engineering Services Division serves as a liaison between the citizens of Ellensburg, private contractors and developers, other City department/divisions, and other agencies.
Electric Service Applications
Electric Construction Specifications
Get the list of current electric fees.
Sewer and Water Utility Applications
Applications for water service are available at the Public Works & Utilities office located on the second floor of City Hall, 501 N. Anderson St., Ellensburg, WA.
Information needed to complete the application includes
- Job Address
- Legal Description
- Applicant Information
- Type of service request (e.g.new, repair, alteration, disconnect)
- Type of occupancy (e.g. commercial, residential, multi-family)
Public Works Development Standards
- Cover Page & Preface
- Section 1: Water Standards / Water Details
- Section 2: Sewer Standards / Sewer Details
- Section 3: Street Standards / Street Details
- Section 4: Storm Water Standards / Storm Water Details
- Section 5: Drafting Standards / Drafting Details
- Section 6: Parking Standards
- Section 7: Miscellaneous Standards / Miscellaneous Details
- Section 8: Illumination Standards / Illumination Details
- Section 9: Bonding and Insurance Standards
- Section 10: Definitions
- Section 11: Permitting (includes information on traffic impact fees)
The primary responsibility of the City of Ellensburg Engineering Services Division is to provide engineering and planning services to support existing and future infrastructure under the City’s jurisdiction. This infrastructure includes multi-modal transportation and utilities (electric, natural gas, sewer, storm, and water). The Division oversees private development’s expansion of the infrastructure through implementing development standards, design plan review, permitting, and inspection. The division also provides planning, design, project management, and construction inspection for capital improvements throughout the City. These capital projects include road improvements and extensions, intersection upgrades and signalization, and improvements and extensions to the city’s utility infrastructure.