Engineering Department


Jerry Morrissette
City Engineer

Engineering Department

The City of Ruston's Engineering department reviews and approves all civil engineering aspects of development applications and street excavation permits. JWM&A is the current engineering firm that performs this review. Generally, the engineering review timeline is about 2 weeks on most submittals. JWM&A was also responsible for the City wide sewer replacement project. Check out more information under Sewer and Storm water for resources for additional information and application forms.

Street Excavation Permits:

The City of Ruston requires ALL work in the Right-of-Way and within 15' of the right of way to submit plans and application materials for a Street Excavation Permit. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Residential Sewer/water/gas line repair
  • Electrical Utility-permanent/temporary power
  • Utility Trenching
  • CCTV Pipeline inspections

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