Engineering

Division Overview
The Engineering Division provides comprehensive engineering and inspection services to the citizens of the City of New Braunfels and other city departments in order to:
  • Protect the environment
  • Manage the city's infrastructures
  • Insure public health, safety, and welfare

Services Provided
The Engineering Division provides:
  • Review of subdivision plats and master plans
  • Review and approve commercial and residential permits
  • Review capital improvement projects
  • Evaluate drainage and traffic requests
  • Receive and process Performance and Maintenance Bonds
  • Receive and process Letter of Credit

This is to ensure that all proposed developments and capital improvement projects meet and are in compliance with city requirements and standards.

Performance Bond Process
Performance Bonds are handled through the Engineering Division by the Administrative Assistant. All questions, concerns and any correspondence should be addressed to the Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will schedule all meetings if warranted. All requirements reflect the City of New Braunfels Code of Ordinance Section 118.

Before submission of a Performance Bond is accepted for plat recordation, final plat must be approved by planning commission and approved construction plans are required.

When submitting a Performance Bond the following is required:
All performance bonds must be in the forms acceptable to the city engineer and the city attorney. Performance Bond
  • Performance Bond signed by Principal and Surety.
  • Engineer of Record cost estimate (signed & sealed).
  • Recent pay application from Contractor (signed).
  • Plat/Subdivision number issued by the City must be on all paperwork
Maintenance Bond Process
Maintenance Bonds are handled through the Engineering Division by the Administrative Assistant. All questions concerns and any correspondence should be addressed to the Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will schedule all meetings if warranted. All requirements reflect the City of New Braunfels Code of Ordinance Section 118.
When submitting a Maintenance Bond the following is required:
  • All maintenance bonds must be in the forms acceptable to the city engineer and the city attorney. Maintenance Bond
  • Maintenance Bond must be signed by Principal and Surety.
  • Engineer of Record cost estimate (signed & sealed).
  • Recent pay application from Contractor (signed) .
  • Plat/Subdivision number issued by the City must be on all paperwork.

Letter of Credit (LOC) process

Letter of Credit is handled through the Engineering Division by the Administrative Assistant. All questions concerns and any correspondence should be addressed to the Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will schedule all meetings if warranted. All requirements reflect the City of New Braunfels Code of Ordinance Section 118.
When submitting a Letter of Credit the following is required:
  • All Letter of Credit must be in the form acceptable to the city engineer and the city attorney. Letter of Credit
  • Engineer of Record cost estimate (signed & sealed).
  • Subdivision name and subdivision number issued by the City must be on all paperwork.