The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and improvements of the public infrastructure, including streets, traffic signals, City trees, storm drains, stormwater treatment facilities, wastewater and recycled water treatment facilities, and sidewalk and pathways within the public right-of-way. The department also manages the Capital Improvement Program, and assessment districts. The department issues permits and
provides field inspection for all activities within the public right-of-way,
and is responsible for maintenance of the City's fleet vehicles.
The Public Works Department reviews all new
development and redevelopment applications for traffic impacts, FEMA flood
hazards, drainage impacts, new land subdivisions (Tract and Parcel Maps,
Certificates of Compliance, Lot Mergers, and Lot Line Adjustments), and other