What We Do

The Engineering and Inspection Department, under the direction of the City Engineer, implements and administers the provisions in the City's Code of Ordinances, state and federal regulations relating to floodplain management, rights-of-way, public utilities and stormwater conveyance. The Department also issues right-of-way and utility construction permits, approve plats, and reviews engineering plans on all developments located in the City and all construction in the City’s rights-of-way. 

Paul Goodhue, PE, PTOE, a consultant with Goodhue Consulting, Inc., is the City Engineer.

Constance Kepner, MPM, is a Civil Engineer.

Pete Folzenlogen is Monroe's Construction Inspector.

Monroe's Construction Inspector ensures that construction meets city engineering standards and contract specifications, evaluating plans and specifications for construction projects to ensure conformance with regulations and conducting field inspections to inspect standards of materials and worksite safety. The Inspector monitors and performs regular checks on all contractor work progress, writing daily reports summarizing construction activity and other important information for the day. 

Water Distribution FacilitiesStormwater Facilities
Bridges and CulvertsRoadways, Sidewalks, and Paths
Traffic Signals and Traffic Control DevicesConstruction and Plat Plan Review
Permit Review and ApprovalConcrete Assessment Program

Link to Code of Ordinances


Review current and past Capital Improvement Projects, including projects requesting qualifications or bids. 

Engineering Standards - coming soon!

Access Standard Drawings and Engineering Standards put forth by the City of Monroe. 


Answer the question: Do I need a Permit for that? Review permit types and which permits are necessary for the work being performed. 

Bonding Requirements - coming soon!

What is a Bond, and do I need one? Review current bonding requirements for operating as a contractor within Monroe city limits. 

Other Utilities and Services

The Sanitary Sewer network servicing Monroe is not maintained by the City of Monroe Public Works Department. Please visit the Butler County Water & Sewer website or Middletown Water & Sewer Maintenance website for more information. Per Chapter 1042 of Monroe's Code of Ordinances, Public sewers in the municipality are, by agreement, under the jurisdiction of either Butler County or the City of Middletown. County sewer regulations control the use of those sewers that are under county jurisdiction; City of Middletown ordinances and regulations control those that are under city jurisdiction.

Electricity in Monroe

For information about electricity or gas service in Monroe, please visit the Duke Energy website.