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San Ramon LogoEngineering Services Division


2401 Crow Canyon Road
Phone: (925) 973-2670
Fax: (925) 838-3937
Email: Engineering@sanramon.ca.gov

The Engineering Services Division is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), the federally mandated Stormwater Pollution Control Program, Geologic Hazard Abatement District No. 1990-01 (GHAD), open space and flood plain management, citywide drainage and creeks, managing and coordinating the City's Geographic Information System (GIS) Enterprise Server and application developments, traffic engineering, and for the review and inspection of development projects.

Engineering Staff Contacts - click to view directory
District Engineer Robin Bartlett 973-2683 rbartlett@sanramon.ca.gov
City Engineer Brian Bornstein 973-2686 bbornstein@sanramon.ca.gov
Senior Civil Engineer TBD 973-2681  
Senior Traffic Engineer Mike Talley 973-2654 mtalley@sanramon.ca.gov
Associate Traffic Engineer Deborah Fehr 973-2657 dfehr@sanramon.ca.gov
Associate Engineers Chen-hsuan (Shane) Hsieh 973-2675 chsieh@sanramon.ca.gov
Chris Low 973-2682 clow@sanramon.ca.gov
Theresa Peterson 973-2685 tpeterson@sanramon.ca.gov
Marvin Smitherman (T) 973-2676 msmitherman@sanramon.ca.gov
Rod Wui 973-2669 rwui@sanramon.ca.gov
Assistant Engineer Suzy Edwards 973-2667 sedwards@sanramon.ca.gov
Supervising Inspector Karl Shogren 973-2695 kshogren@sanramon.ca.gov
Senior Engineering Inspectors Jean-Paul Ripert 973-2693 jripert@sanramon.ca.gov
Roy Shields 973-2691 rshields@sanramon.ca.gov
Engineering Inspectors Jesus Aguilar 973-2690 jaguilar@sanramon.ca.gov
Greg Bender 973-2694 gbender@sanramon.ca.gov
Senior CIP Analyst Amy A. Amiri 973-2671 aamiri@sanramon.ca.gov
Special District Sr Analyst Steven Spedowfski 973-2653 spedowfski@sanramon.ca.gov
Engineering Specialist Eric Ramos 973-2698 eramos@sanramon.ca.gov
GIS Specialist Andrew Stinnett 973-2679 astinnett@sanramon.ca.gov
Office Specialist Debbie Hince 973-2677 dhince@sanramon.ca.gov

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is an encroachment permit needed?
    An encroachment permit is needed if you are going to "encroach on a public street or city right of way. Some examples are: transporting an oversized vehicle, doing work in the city street or right of way, parking a dumpster on the street, or putting in a swimming pool. Click here for encroachment permit details.

  • Who do I contact about underground utilities?
    Please contact USA North at (800) 227-2600 two days prior to digging.

  • Who do I contact about street lights and traffic signal repair?
    Please contact the Public Service Division at (925) 973-2800 or click here to access the CRM system.

  • Who do I contact about street maintenance and clean up?
    Contact the Public Services Division at (925) 973-2800 or click here to access the CRM system.

  • When do I need a grading permit?
    Grading permits are required for any grading involving moving 50 cubic yards or more, or the excavation of a hole or a trench 5 feet deep or more. Click here for grading permit details.



We provide efficient delivery of quality public services that are essential to those who live and work in San Ramon.
2401 Crow Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583 | Map | Phone (925) 973-2650 | Fax (925) 938-3231