Engineering

The Civil Engineering Division is responsible for designing, supervising, and monitoring the construction of municipal infrastructure projects such as street paving, street resurfacing, alley grading, water main replacement, bike path construction, landscaping, and parking lot construction. The Civil Engineering Division investigates and implements the elements of the Storm Water Runoff Control Program, including coordination, plan review, project management, and construction supervision.

Engineering Residential Plan Submittal Requirements


All civil engineering residential plans submitted for permit application review must be properly bound and include all pertinent information found in the Engineering Residential Requirements (PDF) form.

Benchmarks in Skokie


A benchmark provides precise information, including the height and location of a certain geographic point, for the use in surveying. Skokie provides over 100 benchmarks, most of which are classified as having second order accuracy. View the benchmark interactive map.