Welcome to the Department of Public Works

The Public Works Department focuses on building and maintaining the critical backbone infrastructure of the City such as streets, sidewalks, traffic signals, streetlights, median islands, street trees, landscaping, trails, and public facilities to support the goals of neighborhood revitalization, economic development, public safety, sustainability, and air quality.

The Department implements these goals through providing various services such as transportation planning, infrastructure plan review and approval, Permit inspections, Impact fee administration, Traffic operations, Project management, Design services, Right-of-Way acquisition, Construction management, Facilities management, Community Facilities Districts (CFD’s), Street maintenance and, Landscape maintenance

The Department’s mission of Building a Better Fresno summarizes these services and the commitment of its staff to serve the citizens of Fresno.