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Design and Development Director / City Engineer:  Tim Jonasson

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Contact Information:
(760) 777-7125 (main phone number)
(760) 777-7011 (fax) (email) 

About Us

The Design and Development Department is comprised of teams that work together to keep the City of La Quinta beautiful, well-maintained, and safe.

Engineering Services is responsible for designing and building sidewalks, roads and bridges; and working on signal lights to ensure traffic runs smoothly.  Development Services ensures our development in La Quinta is done properly as it relates to streets, grading, and storm water drainage.  Administration oversees these divisions to form a Design & Development Department that provides world class service.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Our Core Values: Safety...Courtesy...Integrity...Excellence

"Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the City of La Quinta by providing world-class customer care and the highest quality design, construction and maintenance of public and private projects that respect the natural beauty of the City."


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