Trenton City Hall: 2800 Third St. Trenton, MI 48183 | Phone: (734) 675-6500 Fax: (734) 675-4088


Engineering Department

Office Hours:
8:00AM to 4:30PM, M-F

Phone: (734) 675-8251
Fax: (734) 675-8833

William R. Hogan
City Engineer
William R. Hogan, PE

Bill is in his 22nd year with the Engineering Department. Prior to becoming the City Engineer in 2004, he was the Assistant City Engineer working under Mr. Boyd Arthurs.

Mr. Hogan is the Department Head for the Engineering and Building Departments, Department of Public Works and the City-owned WWTP.

Including private consulting before coming to the City, Mr. Hogan has over 25 years of experience in civil engineering design and project management. Mr. Hogan is a BSCE graduate of Lawrence Technological University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Michigan, #40044.

Professional Organizations:

  • American Society of Professional Engineers
  • Michigan Water and Environment Association
  • American Public Works Association, Southeast Michigan
  • American Water Works Association, Michigan Section
  • Water Environment Federation
  • International Code Council


Engineering Department




You can help us by not using any outside drain to dispose of waste.

Please contact the City of Trenton Engineering Department ((734) 675-8251) or

Wayne County Department of Environment 24 Hotline (888-223-2363) to report spills and pollution.


Engineering Projects

The Engineering Department is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure of the City. The infrastructure would include streets, sidewalks, sanitary and storm sewers and water mains. The maintenance would either be by initiating new projects or by reacting to citizen concerns. This department also reviews and issues soil erosion permits together with the enforcement of flood plain management issues. This department is also responsible for: maintaining city maps for sewers, water and pavements; issuing house numbers; reviewing plans; maintaining City facilities and working with environmental issues.

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