Engineering & Capital Improvement Projects (ECIP)

Shelter In Place Impacts Citywide Permit Issuance

Until further notice, please note that effective immediately, all permit activity and payments will be handled via email only. Click here for more information

The Engineering & Capital Improvement Projects Department is responsible for:
  • The City Capital Improvement Program
  • Studying, planning, and designing City infrastructure
  • Preparing plans, specifications, bids, contracts, and providing inspection services for all City projects
  • Maintenance of Public Works programs, including pavement management, traffic congestion management, traffic signals, public utility coordination, and hazard elimination
  • Issuing permits for various types of work in the public rights of way

Contact Information

Engineering & Capital Improvement Projects Department
450 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA  94804
510-307-8116 FAX


Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm