Land Development Engineering (LDE)

COVID-19 Notice

  • Public Access to the Land Development Counter will be closed from March 17th through April 6th in order to do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19.
  • We will continue to provide permitting and development review services.
  • Land Development Engineering is available by email. Please contact Dan England at , or Tamorah Bryant at
Land Development Engineering (LDE) is responsible for maintaining and upholding the City of Modesto Standard Design Specifications, improvement plans and maps, including all new subdivision, processing various easement dedications, issuing encroachment permits, water and sewer connection permits, and transportation permits.