About Us

The Bureau of Engineering is the City's lead agency for the planning, design and construction management of public buildings, infrastructure and open space projects. Projects include municipal buildings, such as police and fire stations, convention centers, and recreational and cultural facilities, as well as bridges, street and transit projects, and stormwater and wastewater systems. Open space projects include the development of parks and the restoration of wetlands. Engineering also manages permitting for construction in the public right-of-way, as well as the City's state-of-the-art online mapping system. Engineering's projects are nationally-recognized in the areas of environmental sustainability and design and fully support the City's goals of creating a prosperous, livable and safe city for all residents and businesses. 


To lead the transformation of Los Angeles into the world's most livable city.

Core Values

Integrity: Our actions follow our words and we always take responsibility for the results.

Respect: We value and appreciate everyone's contribution, responding in a professional manner. 

Teamwork: We work together to achieve common goals.

Quality: We perform at a level that exceeds client expectations.