The Engineering Division reviews grading and drainage plans for subdivisions, planned communities, hillside developments, and various other proposed projects within unincorporated Ada County. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tasks Ada County with administering their regulations within our jurisdiction. Engineering reviews applications for proposed development in FEMA designated special flood hazard areas. Engineering coordinates with many agencies concurrently reviewing proposed projects. Engineering works closely with other County departments on engineering related projects. Engineering coordinates with the Surveying Division on review of preliminary subdivision plats, natural features maps, and hillside reports for proposed developments.