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City Departments - City Engineer

Office of the City Engineer
100 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
voice:(219) 873-1426
Fax:(219) 873-1580

City Hall


The Engineering Department is dedicated to providing the technical and leadership assistance necessary for the continual improvement and enhancement of the infrastructure of the City of Michigan City.

Engineering Department Staff

Charles G. "Spike" Peller, Jr., P.E. City Engineer
voice:(219) 873-1426
Fax:(219) 873-1580

Office Hours:   Monday and Tuesday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Available other days by appointment


  • Provide technical assistance to the Board of Public Works & Safety.
  • Coordinate proposed public works projects of the various departments of the City.
  • Review construction drawings of proposed public works projects.
  • Prepare bidding documents and specifications for the street and alley paving, and sidewalk replacement programs.
  • General administration of the street and alley paving program.
  • Process street and alley cut permits.
  • Respond to questions pertaining to the infrastructure of the City.
  • Serves as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator on behalf of the City and investigates and responds to complaints of alleged disability discrimination pertaining to City services, activities, programs, or benefits.

The City Engineer serves on the following Boards and Commissions:

  • Sanitary District
  • Plan Commission
  • Economic Development Commission

For more information about the boards and commissions that support this department, click on the following links: Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Redevelopment Commission, Historic Review Board.

Click here to view Adopting a Grievance Procedure to Resolve Complaints Alleging Violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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