The City Engineer is the head of the Engineering Division and is appointed by the Mayor. Administratively, the Engineering Division is considered to be part of the Department of Public Service. As such, the City Engineer reports to the Director of Public Service. In Barberton, the City Engineer is a part-time position. 


The Engineering Division is primarily responsible for the design and construction activities related to city streets, sidewalks, sewer and water utilities, bridges and facilities, and properties.

City of Barberton Standard Engineering Specifications 

Engineering Standards Complete Set

Construction in the City of Barberton Right-Of-Way

Prior to any work or construction within the City right-of-way, a permit must be obtained from the Building/Engineering Department. The permit process provides for the protection of the general public and the City's infrastructure assets.

Right-Of-Way Permit Application

Geographic Information System Mapping (GIS)

The City is currently partnering with the Summit County Department of Development - GIS on bringing enhanced GIS services for the both the residents and potential developers. Currently, Summit County's GIS Mapping may accessed here:

Summit County GIS Mapping