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The Engineering Department provides an array of engineering functions and technical assistance to various City departments and to the citizens of Oxford.  Some of the primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Citizen Requests – Respond to new water and wastewater service applications; utility locates; mapping; transportation planning; property development; street resurfacing; sidewalk improvements; and right-of-ways as needed.
  • Development Review - Review site plans for conformance with City standards and policies as they relate to water, wastewater, storm drainage systems, and streets.
  • Engineering Inspections - Provide inspections for the construction of water, wastewater, storm drainage systems and street construction to ensure they are built to the City’s criteria.
  • Mapping - Water and wastewater mains, streets, other infrastructure, zoning and other map and geographic data is maintained and updated.
  • Records - Retention of as-built drawings, project files, inventory of water and wastewater lines, storm drainage systems, GIS Mapping, etc.
  • Capital Projects – Oversee the planning, design, permitting, and construction of City infrastructure projects.
Engineering Resources
The resource documents are guidelines, specifications, and requirements related to such things as infrastructure, water quality, and wastewater.  Additional documents will be added as our site develops and we are able to convert paper documents to electronic versions.

Capital Improvements Plan (CIP)
Raftelis System Development Fee Analysis

New Project Submittal Process *updated10/22/2021

City of Oxford - Comprehensive Plan Update:
The City of Oxford's newly adopted Comprehensive plan serves as a guide for city officials, planners, and citizens in making decisions about future growth and development in a coordinated fashion that protects the quality of life and small-town atmosphere in Oxford. The plan articulates a vision of how citizens would like the city to look over the next ten to twenty years. Please click here to review the Comprehensive Plan page for updated information and materials as well as the Steering Committee materials. 

Contact Us
Mya Wilson- Engineering Technician
919-603-1112 - Office

Amy Ratliff- City Engineer 
919-603-1113- Office 

PO Box 1307
300 Williamsboro Street
Oxford, NC 27565
Office Hours:
Mon - Fr 8:30 - 5:00

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