Welcome to the Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for the design, construction, contract administration, permitting and overall maintenance and operation of the City's infrastructures. Its organization is comprised of three areas:
- Engineering-Permits and Construction
- Maintenance-Wastewater Collection, Streets, Stormwater and Fleet
Department personnel maintain the storm drain, sewer collection pipes, street pavement, traffic signals and signing and all City vehicles. Public Works also handles the City's civil engineering services including review, plan check and construction inspection of all subdivisions, review and approval of grading plans and inspections, plan check and construction inspection of all private and utility work in the public right of way and review of tree removal requests and permits.
When the Public Works Department has a major project or makes a major equipment purchase, a bid notice is issued by the City Clerk and a formal bid process is conducted. Please review the link below for more information.
If you need assistance with clogged storm drains or sanitary sewer lines, you may contact us at the following numbers:
On Weekdays during business hours: 650-802-4140
On non-business hours, weekends, and holidays:650-802-4321