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Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Traffic, Surveyor and Development Review

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Traffic, Surveyor and Development Review
Alternate Name(s):Santa Cruz County Surveyor
Address:701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
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Primary Phone:831-454-2160
Email Address:dpw023@co.santa-cruz.ca.us
Website:www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm
Description:The purpose of the Traffic, Surveyor, and Development Review section of Public Works is to insure safe and efficient flow of traffic for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians throughout the county, and to carry out the function of the County Surveyor.

This section's Traffic responsibilities include Traffic Operations, Transportation Engineering, Road Planning and Transportation Development Review (see more specifics below). Walk-in consultation for traffic issues is available Monday through Friday, 8am-12pm, and by appointment after 1pm. Traffic Operations' function is to maintain standards for traffic signals, signage, striping, speed limits, road bumps, and parking regulations for the Countyís roadways. To report a traffic operation problem or to request information on traffic signs, including stop signs, road bumps, and traffic signals, please call (831) 454-2160. To report a traffic operational problem after hours, please call (831) 477-3999.

This sectionís Surveyor responsibilities include reviewing and approving land division maps, records of survey, assessment maps, and corner records; keeping those maps on file, along with hundreds of others, for public and professional use; and maintaining the county-wide system of horizontal and vertical control monumentation.

This section is also responsible for coordinating the Public Works review of private development in the county, particularly land divisions and improvement plans for the attendant infrastructure. In addition, this section implements or coordinates formation of assessment districts and formation of underground utility districts. The Senior Engineer in this section also serves as the department's compliance officer for issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Surveyor maintains a public counter Monday through Friday, 8am to 12pm, and from 1pm to 3pm, at the County Governmental Center, 701 Ocean Street, Room 414, Santa Cruz, California. Recorded maps, improvement plans, topographic maps, aerial photos, and other materials are available for viewing and research and can be reproduced on site for a fee.

An index of recorded maps is now available on the internet at http://gis.co.santa-cruz.ca.us. This site allows you to search for maps geographically, by Assessor's parcel number, or by Volume and Page of the recorded map.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Public Service
Fees:Call for Information
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government
 
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Santa Cruz County Public Works Department
 
Subject Headings
 Government Agencies
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Records/Licenses/Permits
This record last modified June 17, 2013

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