Duties: The engineer's office oversees county roads and bridges.
Location: 901 N. Eighth St, Fairfield
Engineer (appointed by the Board of Supervisors):
DeWayne A. Heintz, P.E.
Jefferson County is responsible for the safety and quality of roads and bridges under the County's jurisdiction, which consists of a total of 756 miles of county roads and 150 county bridges.
Responsible for design and construction on road and bridge projects within the county.
Responsible for the supervision of maintenance and construction on all secondary roads in the county.
Responsible for issuing permits pertaining to roadway and right of way use.
Responsible for the installation of traffic signs, maintaining road surfaces, ditch drainage, vegetation control and winter snow and ice removal.
Jefferson County Subdivision Determination Application:.
View this document as a PDF file (requires Adobe Reader), which you may print.
Also, you may view the AN ORDINANCE AMENDING JEFFERSON COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES (2005),CHAPTER 5-10, THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE as a PDF file,
or click here to go to the Code of Ordinances webpage on this website.
Jefferson County Permits: View these documents as a PDF file (requires Adobe Reader):
Iowa Department of Transportation -
Iowa DOT Travel Info (Winter road conditions after Nov 15)-
Iowa Road Construction Update -
County, City and State Maps Online -