Due to COVID-19, the Engineering Department is open but closed to walk-in assistance.  In-person meetings are scheduled on a case-by-case basis.  Please email or call (330) 335-2751 with requests and questions.  Every effort will be made to respond in a timely manner.  However, delays are possible since our staff will be working remotely.

All documents, plan submissions, permit applications, etc. can be either mailed or scanned as a PDF and emailed to the aforementioned email address.  Payments by check can be mailed to us.  There is also a drop box located outside the Engineering office on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

For sanitary backups/issues or storm sewer flooding, please click here.


The City of Wadsworth Engineering Department is responsible for providing many services throughout the city.  Engineering staff responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as liaisons with consultants, contractors, engineers, developers, and utility companies for public and private projects
  • Assisting individuals with tax and topographic maps, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water main locations
  • Completing project design and management from preliminary planning to escrow closeout
  • Construction inspection
  • Designing  and contracting the construction for total replacements of existing  storm sewer systems as well as defining the areas where new systems are  needed to convey the storm water
  • Drafting
  • Engineering and engineering reviews
  • Establishing subdivision and site plan requirements for all development within the City
  • Inspection of the installation of improvements to ensure conformity with approved plans and specifications
  • Preparation of applications and administration of grant programs
  • Providing city engineering services to other city departments
  • Public assistance
  • Research and administration
  • Reviewing and comment on traffic studies
  • Surveying
  • Updating and maintenance of the capital asset infrastructure inventory