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Working as municipal engineer and having a member of our staff as a former county planning director, McMillen Engineering understands the challenges and opportunities that local governments experience daily.


We do more than just administer ordinances on behalf of the municipality or county.   Our team works with government clients to develop projects, implement plans and ordinances, and resolve conflicts.

We have established professional relationships with local, county, state, and federal elected officials. We understand the importance of communicating at all levels, which is why we also retain the ability to interface with the public when impacted by projects and serve as expert witnesses for court proceedings.

Our Municipal and County Planning services include:

  • Grant writing

  • Infrastructure planning

  • Land use regulations (zoning, subdivision, and land development ordinance)

  • Stormwater management plan and ordinances

  • Recreational planning

  • Comprehensive planning

  • Master site planning

  • Community development planning

  • Zoning Officer, Code Enforcement

  • MS4 & Planning


At McMillen Engineering, we have extensive experience in stormwater management. Our team understands the importance of minimizing the environmental impact and ensuring regulatory compliance in stormwater management projects.


By considering factors such as rainfall patterns, site topography, and soil conditions, we design customized solutions that effectively manage stormwater runoff. Our expertise includes the design of drainage systems that efficiently collect and convey stormwater, as well as the implementation of retention ponds to store excess water.

We also prioritize erosion control measures to prevent soil erosion and protect the surrounding environment. Our team will work closely with you to understand your specific needs and requirements, then design and implement a stormwater management system plan tailored to your project.

Informing residents about stormwater management is key for environmental awareness, regulation compilance, property damage prevention, and community health. At McMillen Engineering, Inc. we’re helping municipalities communicate the importance of proper systems and their environmental effects with residents through our Stormwater Management Standards and Application Packet.


Our Zoning Officer enforces zoning regulations and ensures compliance with land use laws and ordinances. When you work with McMillen Engineering, you can be sure that we’re reviewing development plans, issuing permits, and conducting inspections to ensure that properties are being used and developed in accordance with zoning laws. We also handle zoning-related inquiries and provide guidance to property owners and developers regarding zoning requirements and restrictions.


Proper sewage management is critical to the success of any development project. The McMillen Engineering team can provide comprehensive sewage enforcement services to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and protect public health and the environment.

Our sewage enforcement services include:

  • Permitting and Inspections: We assist clients in obtaining the necessary permits for sewage systems and conduct inspections to ensure that the systems are installed and maintained correctly.

  • Design and Installation: Our team can design sewage systems tailored to the specific needs of your project, considering factors such as site conditions, capacity requirements, and environmental considerations. We oversee the installation process to ensure adherence to design specifications.

  • Compliance and Maintenance: We monitor and enforce compliance with sewage regulations and provide guidance on proper operation and maintenance of sewage systems to ensure their long-term effectiveness and functionality.


  • Environmental Impact Assessment: We assess the potential impact of sewage systems on the surrounding environment, including soil and water quality. Our goal is to minimize negative environmental effects and promote sustainable sewage management practices.

By working with McMillen Engineering for sewage enforcement, you can be confident that your project will meet all necessary sewage regulations and requirements. Our team has the expertise and experience to provide efficient and effective solutions for sewage management.


At McMillen Engineering, our code enforcement officers (also known as building inspectors) ensure that all local building codes, zoning regulations, and other ordinances are strictly followed within a specific jurisdiction. Their primary role is to enforce these codes and regulations in order to maintain the safety, functionality, and overall integrity of buildings and properties.

We conduct thorough inspections of various structures, including residential, commercial, and industrial properties. During these inspections, we carefully assess the adherence to building codes and identify any violations or non-compliance issues. In cases where violations are found, code enforcement officers have the authority to issue citations and penalties.


Our building inspectors also work closely with property owners to address any non-compliance issues and ensure that necessary corrective actions are taken. We provide guidance and assistance to help property owners rectify any violations and bring their properties up to the required standards.

We take code enforcement seriously at McMillen Engineering. Our code enforcement officers play a critical role in creating and maintaining safe and livable communities for residents and businesses.


As the municipal engineer for various municipalities, McMillen Engineering’s role is to oversee and manage engineering projects to ensure compliance with regulations and standards. We work closely with municipal officials, departments, and agencies to plan, design, and maintain public infrastructure within the municipality.

Some of our key responsibilities as a municipal engineer include:

  • Developing and implementing infrastructure improvement plans

  • Designing and overseeing the construction of roads, bridges, drainage systems, and other public works



  • Reviewing and approving engineering plans and specifications




  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to municipal officials and staff


Our goal as a municipal engineer is to enhance the quality of life for residents by ensuring the efficient and sustainable development of infrastructure. We strive to contribute to the safety, functionality, and long-term viability of communities.


We also have a proven track record of securing grants for numerous projects on behalf of municipalities, municipal authorities, and non-profits. Over the years we’ve secured several grants for municipalities to complete various types of roadway improvement and historic restoration projects.


Our team of land surveyors is highly experienced in conducting ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, which are crucial to the commercial real estate process and ALTA/NSPS As-Built Land Title Surveys to identify any enhancements or modifications made to a property. Both types of surveys allow us to appropriately identify your property's legal boundaries.


For additional information about our municipal and county capabilities contact Tammy Stenson, A.I.C.P, B.C.O. at 724.439.8110 or

Municipal and County Projects


Learn more about our services, email us at, or give us a call at 724.439.8110 to discuss the needs of your township, municipality, or county.

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