Orange County Public Works

Find Orange County California 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.


Aliso Viejo City Public Works 12 Journey Aliso Viejo CA 92656 949-425-2530


Anaheim Public Works 200 South Anaheim Boulevard Anaheim CA 92805 714-765-5176

Brea Public Works 545 Berry Street Brea CA 92821 714-990-7650

Costa Mesa Public Works 77 Fair Drive Costa Mesa CA 92626 714-754-5323

Cypress Public Works 5285 Cypress Street Cypress CA 90630 714-229-6760

Dana Point City Public Works 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern Dana Point CA 92629 949-248-3554

Garden Grove Public Works 11222 Acacia Parkway Garden Grove CA 92840 714-741-5186

Huntington Public Works 17371 Gothard Street Huntington Beach CA 92647 714-960-8861

Irvine Public Works 6427 Oak Canyon Irvine CA 92618 949-724-7600

La Palma Public Works 7822 Walker Street La Palma CA 90623 714-690-3310

Laguna Niguel Public Works 30111 Crown Valley Parkway Laguna Niguel CA 92677 949-362-4300

Mission Viejo Public Works 200 Civic Center Mission Viejo CA 92691 949-470-3056

Newport Beach Public Works 3300 Newport Boulevard Newport Beach CA 92663 949-644-3311

Orange County Public Works 700 West Civic Center Drive Santa Ana CA 92701 714-834-5115

Orange County Public Works 2301 North Glassell Street Orange CA 92865 714-955-0200

Orange Public Works 189 South Water Street Orange CA 92866 714-288-2475

Placentia Public Works 401 East Chapman Avenue Placentia CA 92870 714-993-8245

San Clemente City Public Works 380 East Avenida Pico San Clemente CA 92672 949-366-1553

Santa Ana Public Works 20 Civic Center Plaza Santa Ana CA 92701 714-647-5690

Tustin Public Works 300 Centennial Way Tustin CA 92780 714-573-3150

About Orange County Public Works

Orange County Public Works Departments (DPW) are California State, Orange County or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in Orange County, CA. The Department of Public Works is often organized in divisions based on different physical asset types, such as roads and highways, parks and recreation facilities, and public buildings, or by service area, such as sanitation, water, and sanitary sewer. Additional Orange County DPW Offices may be established to provide internal services to the department, such as fleet maintenance and engineering services.

You may contact the Department of Public Works for questions about:
  • Orange County Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in Orange County, California
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • Orange County Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
Orange County Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The Orange County Public Works Administration is responsible for maintenance of roads and highways, maintaining street surfaces through pavement overlay, crack sealing, pothole repair, and curbs. Stormwater drainage is provided through a network of gutters, catch basins, drain inlets, underground culverts, and open channels. Orange County street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the Orange County DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in Orange County keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

Public Works Departments often have divisions responsible for Orange County public buildings, parks and recreation facilities. Maintenance activities carried out by a combination of Orange County Public Works employees and outside contractors.

Orange County Engineering Dept

Orange County Engineering Departments design and monitor the construction of streets, sidewalks, bridges, and drainage structures, and ensure public improvement standards are met. They may also provide design services for construction and improvements of Orange County public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

Orange County Public Works Departments may provide sanitation services such as garbage and recycling collection, leaf and yard waste collection and disposal services. Orange County Public Works Administration may operate water treatment facilities and water distribution systems. They may also operate Orange County wastewater treatment facilities and the sanitary sewer system that collects wastewater from customers.