Find 04646 departments of public works or DPW. Public works departments provide information on public projects, maintenance of parks, buildings, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, traffic signals, snow removal, public utilities, water treatment and sewage.
Southwest Harbor Public Works 178 Seal Cove Road Southwest Harbor ME 04679 6.8 miles from 04646 207-244-7917
Ellsworth City Public Works 526 Main Street Ellsworth ME 04605 22.8 miles from 04646 207-667-2037
Belfast Public Works 55 Congress Street Belfast ME 04915 40.6 miles from 04646 207-338-2375
Camden Public Works 40 John Street Camden ME 04843 42.5 miles from 04646 207-236-7954
Rockport Public Works 35 Elwood Avenue Rockport ME 04856 42.9 miles from 04646 207-236-6245
Rockland Public Works 9 Burrows St Rockland ME 04841 45.9 miles from 04646 207-594-0320
Hampden Public Works 106 Western Avenue Hampden ME 04444 46.2 miles from 04646 207-862-3337
Bangor Public Works 530 Maine Avenue Bangor ME 04401 48.4 miles from 04646 207-992-4500
Orono Public Works 80 Penobscot Street Orono ME 04473 49.1 miles from 04646 207-866-5062
Some Public Works operations, such as maintenance of roads, parks and public facilities are typically funded through general taxation. Other services such as trash collection, water service and sewer service may be funded by user fees. Fees for trash collection may be a flat monthly service fee, or may be based on volume of trash collected.
The specifics vary from one jurisdiction to the next. Typically, the Public Works Department installs new sidewalks and replaces old sidewalks in accordance with a replacement schedule. Most state statutes and local ordinances place responsibility for maintenance of sidewalks with the property owner. In addition to repairs for sidewalks, property owners are almost always responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and obstructions.
In most jurisdictions, a request for a stop sign may be made through the Public Works Department's engineering or roads maintenance division. The location is usually investigated and studied to determine if a stop sign is warranted and meets any applicable state guidelines for traffic control devices.