Public Works

Public Works is responsible for construction, maintenance, and oversight of the City’s infrastructure, as well as a wide range of public services.

Public Works Services

  • Management of the City’s capital improvement programs
  • Maintenance of municipal facilities
  • Development review and inspection 
  • Mobility management, including traffic, parking, and biking
  • Street improvements and maintenance
  • Sewer management and maintenance, including stormwater
  • Refuse and recycling collection and disposal
  • Sustainability implementation
  • Utility management and permitting
  • Urban forest management
  • Graffiti abatement
  • Other services

Public Works is NOT responsible for the following services -

 

Public Works Divisions (5)

Administration

Charles D. Herbertson, P.E., L.S. - Public Works Director & City Engineer

Public Works Administration coordinates all department divisions and oversees all department projects, programs, services, and budgeting. Administration also directly manages special programs and projects, including currently:

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

 

  • Contact

 (310) 253-5635

Maintenance Operations

Eric Mirzaian - Maintenance Operations Manager

Maintenance Operations is responsible for maintaining public infrastructure assets. Services include:

  • Municipal facility maintenance and improvement management
  • Graffiti removal
  • Sewer maintenance
  • Street and sidewalk maintenance and improvements
  • Urban Forest management
  • Street light maintenance
  • Traffic signs and signal maintenance
  • Parking meter maintenance

 

  • Contact

 (310) 253-6420

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

Engineering

Mate Gaspar - Engineering Services Manager

Engineering services include:

  • Capital improvement project management
  • Development review and engineering permits
  • Restrictions and inspection for right-of-way 
  • Utility permitting

  • Contact

(310) 253-5600  

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

 

  • Contact

 (310) 253-5635

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

 

  • Contact

 (310) 253-5635

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed every other Friday

 

  • Contact

 (310) 253-5635

Mobility & Traffic Engineering

Heba El-Guindy - Mobility & Traffic Engineering Manager

Mobility & Traffic Engineering services include:

  • Traffic engineering and mobility planning
  • Street and public parking and parking meters, including permitting
  • Mobility infrastructure projects
  • Transportation and right-of-way permitting 
  • Bike and pedestrian projects and programs 

  • Contact

(310) 253-5600

  • Hours

Monday- Friday
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Closed every other Friday

Environmental Programs & Operations

Kim Braun - Environmental Programs & Operations Manager

Environmental Programs & Operations services include:

  • Collection of trash, recycling, organics, and construction/demolition debris
  • Street sweeping
  • Stormwater management
  • Other environmental programs

  • Hours

Monday- Friday 
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Contact

 (310) 253-6400

 

Department Head

Charles D. Herbertson, P.E., L.S. - Public Works Director & City Engineer