Engineering Division

The Development Services counters and lobby are open for business.

                **New Development Services Front Counter Hours**   
Beginning October 17, 2022
Monday through Thursday from 8am to 4pm
Fridays from 8am to 3pm

Revetment Repair

For revetment repair along the coastal properties, please contact City Principal Planner Russ Cunningham at (760) 435-3525, or email at .

Beach Sand Replenishment (Revised 11/22/2022)

In an effort to replenish valuable beach sand lost through longshore drift and erosion and maintain beach amenity, while also providing protection of the City’s backshore assets; all qualifying development projects within the city are required to participate in Oceanside’s beach sand replenishment program as part of the City’s Opportunistic Beach Fill Permit (OBFP) issued by the State. This permit allows for the direct placement of sand on the City’s beaches from Seagaze Drive to Pine Street and from Oceanside Boulevard to Loma Alta Creek. It is the City's intent to require development projects that meet the OBFP criteria to deposit excavated sand that is planned for export, directly on the beach through a coordinated effort with the City’s Public Works Department. Please refer to the revised Beach Replenishment Memo (11-22-2022) below for further details or contact the Engineering Division at or (760) 435-4373.

Additionally, please visit the Feasibility Study for Beach Sand Replenishment/Retention Devices webpage for more information about the City's replenishment efforts.

Beach Sand Replenishment Memo (Rev 11-22-2022)

Development projects located west of El Camino Real within City Limits and development projects located within the sphere of influence of the San Luis Rey River and Loma Alta Creek will be required to participate in this program. See the maps below for  areas affected by the OBFP.

OBFP Area - San Luis Rey

OBFP Area - Loma Alta Creek

Mission Statement

The Engineering Division strives to provide quality engineering, construction, and inspection services that enhance the safety and environment of the community by conducting business in an ethical manner that promotes excellent customer service, communication, integrity, efficiency, effective management, and accountability. 


The City of Oceanside Engineering Division is responsible for the management of public infrastructure and private land development. This division administers all aspects of engineering and inspection activities relating to Private Development, Capital Improvement Programs (CIP) and traffic-related issues. The Engineering Division is responsible for the City’s engineering review of all public and private sector development projects, preparing and maintaining documentation and records of all activity, and providing information to the public.

What You Think Matters To Us

Our goal at the Engineering Division is to provide our customers with the best services possible, information they want and when they need it. If you have questions about any aspect of private development projects, or if you'd like to tell us what you think about the job we're doing, just click on the link below. Also, feel free to tell us what you liked about our web site and/or, what you think we should add to the web or our customer service counter.


Engineering Division
300 N. Coast Hwy – Oceanside CA 92054
(760) 435-4373
(760) 435-4374 fax