The engineering branch deals with the functions of town planning, development works, and providing other civic amenities around 500 KM length of roads, drains, and sewers, buildings, etc.

The duties of the engineering department include sanction of building plans, layouts, preparation of estimates and planning of development works, detection, prevention, and removal of unauthorized constructions and encroachments, dealing with various appeals related to the engineering section and to assist the legal advisor in defending court cases related to the engineering section.

The department also does the regular survey, demarcation, and measurement of land wherever required.

The engineering department functions under Cantonment Engineer and Chief Cantonment Planner.