This Department oversees the city’s capital improvements program, regulates public and private utility work within the public right-of-way, and oversees building construction to community standards to facilitate the safety of homes and buildings. The Property Maintenance Division is also managed through this department.
- Engineering is involved with all utility and publicly or privately funded roadway construction in Mentor, both in reviewing and approving the construction plans, and inspecting the construction work performed. It is also involved with planning future public improvements, including storm water management and traffic control projects. It also reviews all residential, commercial and industrial site plans for conformance with the Mentor Code of Ordinances and Engineering standards. Administration of the residential drainage assistance program is also handled by Engineering.
- Building is involved in all activities associated with residential and commercial building construction, including reviewing plans for conformance with building codes and performing on-site inspections to monitor for compliance with the building codes. Staff members assist the public by answering building-related questions and offering interpretations regarding compliance with building codes.
- Property Maintenance is responsible for the enforcement of all property maintenance and nuisance codes within the City involving the upkeep and maintenance of all residential, commercial and industrial property. Property Maintenance also administers the residential rental inspection program involving the inspection of all residential rental properties every two years.
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2012 Road Repair Program
May, 2012: Portions of 26 streets are currently included in the asphalt portion of the 2012 Road Repair Program. Residents on the affected streets have received a notice distributed by the contractor describing the work and providing contact information for the contractor and a City representative. As of May 15, the following asphalt streets have been paved: Edgewood Road, Clifton Court, Curtiss Court, Hopkins Road, Willowbrook Drive, Homewood Drive, Forest Road, Jordan Drive, Sycamore Road, Oak Street, Thunderbird Drive, Tall Oaks Drive, Magnolia Drive and Cole Drive. The remaining streets included in the Road Program are Hendricks Road, Beaver Creek Drive, Colony Court, Firwood Road, Hoyt Court, Shawnee Trail, Stockbridge Road, Seneca Road, Seminole Trail, Old Johnnycake Ridge Road, Crossfield Avenue and Culver Boulevard. In addition, full depth pavement repairs will occur on Jackson Street between Heisley Road and Mentor Avenue.
Work on the concrete portion of the Road Program has begun in the Pinegate Subdivision. Although work has been temporarily suspended for the full depth concrete repairs, the contractor will perform full depth repairs on the following streets throughout the summer: Norwood Drive, Pinewood Court, Gatewood Drive, Aspenwood Court, Foxwood Court, Ramblewood Drive, Cannon Ridge Drive, Snowberry Court, Curberry Drive, Catalpa Circle, Canterbury Lane and Yellowwood Drive.
Residents with questions regarding the 2012 Road Repair Program should contact Allen Pennington, P.E. at the City Engineering Department at (440) 974-5785.