Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!


The Engineering Department plays an important role and works closely with Council and the Public Works Department to ensure Chetwynd remains a vibrant and livable community.  Responsibilities include planning, construction, and upgrades to municipal infrastructure such as streets, water, and sanitary sewer.

Some of the work and services we provide include:

  • Designing and coordinating construction for both new and existing municipal infrastructure
  • Liaising with other levels of government, utility agencies and community groups on engineering issues
  • Mapping & Survey, Water Quality Testing, and Municipal Utility Locates
  • Providing long and short term planning for the extension and upgrade of municipal works and services to accommodate population growth and reliability of the infrastructure
  • Developing long and short term capital budgets for municipal Council review and approval
  • Reviewing and approving works proposed by other public and private utilities within municipal right-of-ways
  • Collecting and maintaining data on municipal infrastructure for analysis and inventory
  • Developing and recommending policies and bylaws to council and senior management including the administration of such documents 

Director of Engineering & Public Works

Desirée LeBlanc