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Public Works A Well-Engineered Machine

Still have questions about the Public Works Department?
Call 949-644-3311 or pwinfo@newportbeachca.gov.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the design and construction of the City's roads, intersections, bridges, sidewalks, storm drains, and parks while also protecting and maintaining public property.  Public Works adds quality and safety to the community through annual projects to repair, replace, or upgrade City sidewalks, streets, alleys, sewers, and traffic signals.

The Public Works Team consists of 33 dedicated full time employees and is comprised of two divisions: Administration and Engineering Services. The Engineering Services Division is further divided into sections including Capital Improvement Program Delivery, Construction Management, and Transportation and Development Services.

The sections within the Department to serve you are as follows:

Administration Division
  • Budget development & administration
  • Centralized support services
  • CIP management
  • Contracts and grants administration
  • Customer service & communications
  • Geographical information systems
  • Organizational development
  • Permit issuance & inspection
  • Records management
  • Strategic planning
  • Surveying & mapping
Engineering & Construction
  • Community outreach & education
  • Construction management & noise regulations
  • Environmental programming & water quality
  • Feasibility studies, planning, permitting &  master plans
  • Project administration
  • Public right-of-way inspection
  • Right-of-way acquisition & utilities coordination
  • Standard Drawings and Design Criteria
  • Utility undergrounding district administration & coordination
  • Water quality and environmental
Transportation & Development
  • Encroachment permits & temporary street closures
  • Land use coordination
  • Neighborhood traffic calming
  • Plan check services
  • Subdivision engineering
  • Traffic engineering, traffic studies & transportation planning
  • Traffic signal system operations, coordination & maintenance
 Plan Check Status
Project Bids and Results
Inspection Request
Last updated: 4/18/2014 11:48:46 AM