Pasadena Public Works

Find Pasadena 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.


Pasadena Public Works 100 Garfield Avenue Pasadena CA 91101 626-744-4191


About Pasadena Public Works

Pasadena Public Works Departments (DPW) are California State, Los Angeles County or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in Pasadena, 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 Pasadena 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:
  • Pasadena Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in Los Angeles County, California
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • Pasadena Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
Pasadena Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The Pasadena 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. Pasadena street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the Pasadena DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in Los Angeles County keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

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

Pasadena Engineering Dept

Pasadena 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 Pasadena public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

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