Public Works Engineering

County Engineer: Paul A. Randall-Grutter P.E.
Engineering Division Manager: Keith Elefson, P.E.
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Responsible for Development Review and Utility permitting functions to ensure that new developments and work performed within the County right-of-way by others are in compliance with Skagit County ordinances and standards regarding roadways and drainage.

Responsibilities include

  • Review all land use projects.
  • Ensure compliance with the Road Standards, Utility Policy, Drainage Design Standards, Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington, and the Low Impact Development Technical Guidance Manual for Puget Sound.
  • Ensure compliance with County ordinances.
  • Administer access permits, utility permits, unopened right-of-way permits, and process right-of-way vacations.
  • Ensure that all road construction projects within unincorporated Skagit County are built in compliance with the approved project plans and all applicable County ordinances.

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