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The Engineering Division is responsible for residential parking permits, driveway/sidewalk permits, dumpster/street use permits, transportation permits, utilities and capital improvement projects.  

(310) 253-5600

7:30 am to 5:30 pm
(Closed every other Friday)

Maintenance Operations

Maintenance Operations is responsible for graffiti removal and maintenance of streets, trees, sewers, parking meters, streetlights and traffic signals.

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(310) 253-6420

EPO is responsible for street sweeping, trash, recycling, organics, and construction and demolition debris collection, stormwater management, environmental programs and sewer system management. 

Envs. Programs and Operations
(310) 253-6400

5:30am - 3:00pm
(Monday- Friday)

General Information
(310) 253-6415



The Division is responsible for residential parking permits, dumpster/street use permits, transportation permits, bicycle and pedestrian projects.  

(310) 253-5600


(310) 253-5636

Public Works

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Public Works is responsible for construction and maintenance and oversight of the City’s infrastructure.  Services provided include management of the City’s capital improvement program, permitting of utility and other work in the public right-of-way, development review including setting requirements for and inspection of related improvements to the public right-of-way, traffic engineering, street parking (including the residential permit parking program), parking meters, street and sidewalk maintenance, street tree maintenance, sewer maintenance, municipal building maintenance, traffic signs and signal operation and maintenance, graffiti removal, residential and commercial refuse and recycling collection and disposal, street sweeping, and storm water pollution prevention program. 

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

Engineering Division - Mate Gaspar, Engineering Services Manager

Maintenance Operations - Eric Mirzaian, Maintenance Operations Manager

Environmental Programs & Operations (EPO) - Kim Braun, Environment Programs & Operations Manager

Mobility & Transportation Engineering - Heba El-Guindy, Mobility & Transportation Engineering Manager

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Culver City Wins Two Beacon Spotlight Awards

by Helen Chin09/27/2017 12:00 AM
Updated: 10/09/2017

Beacon Award CouncilmembersCulver City has won two Beacon Spotlight Awards, a Platinum Award in Agency Energy Savings and a Gold Award in Sustainable Best Practice Activities.

To earn the Platinum Award in Agency Energy Savings, the City decreased its energy usage by 26% since 2006 through implementation of turnkey energy efficiency projects citywide and by taking advantage of enhanced incentives and rebates. In 2014, the City upgraded interior and exterior lighting to LEDs, optimized HVAC equipment, and implemented a new Energy Management System to manage these components. The City has saved over 700,000 kWh annually, the equivalent to saving 1,150 tons of CO2 or taking 225 cars off the road.

Culver City also won a Gold Award in Sustainable Best Practice Activities by fulfilling three voluntary achievements within each of ten categories of sustainable best practices – Energy Efficiency & Conservation, Water & Wastewater Systems, Waste Reduction & Recycling, Green Building Activity, Climate-Friendly Purchasing, Renewable Energy & Low-Carbon Fuels, Efficient Transportation, Land Use & Community Development, Open Space & Offsetting Carbon Emissions, and Community & Individual Actions. Read about the City's efforts to green its fleets.

These energy efficiency efforts underscore Culver City’s commitment to sustainability and to addressing climate change by implementing energy efficient projects and adopting best practices that lower greenhouse gas emissions. 

California’s Beacon Program gives local governments an opportunity to share best practices that promote healthier, more vibrant, resilient, and sustainable communities. This Program showcases voluntary efforts made by local governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency projects and implementation of policies and programs that promote sustainability. 

The Program is funded by utility ratepayers and is sponsored by the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC), which is a partnership between three statewide non-profit organizations and California’s four Investor Owned Utilities, including Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas. To learn more about the program, please visit: http://www.ca-ilg.org/beacon-award-program.

Culver City is committed to sustainability, to the long-term impacts to the natural environment, and to the economic, physical, and social well-being of Culver City residents and community. To learn more, please visit: https://www.culvercity.org/city-hall/city-government/city-council/standing-subcommittees/sustainability-subcommittee. For more information, please call the Public Works Department at 310-253-5635.

  1. Updated: 10/09/2017
  2. Updated: 10/05/2017