Interim Public Works Director
P: (909) 384-5140
F: (909) 384-5190
300 N. "D" Street, 3rd Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92418
Monday - Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
The City of San Bernardino Public Works Department has five divisions: Administration, Engineering, Fleet Management, Integrated Waste Management and Operations & Maintenance:
The Administration Division is an internal service Division that provides overall leadership, direction, guidance and support for the entire Department.
The Engineering Division is responsible for the inspection and construction management of streets, sewers, storm drains, traffic signals, traffic signs, pavement markings, construction projects, maintenance projects; planning, design and project management of the City's 5-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Division also includes the Real property Section, which is responsible for property sales and acquisitions; right-of-way & easements, annexations and assessment districts.
The Fleet Management Division maintains the City's police vehicles, motorcycles, refuse trucks, and other City-owned vehicles. It also operates and maintains the diesel, unleaded gas, compresses natural gas (CNG), and liquid natural gas (LNG) fueling station. The CNG station is available to other government agencies and the public. The Division maintains Department of Motor Vehicle registration for City vehicles and manages purchase of new vehicles.
The Integrated Waste Management Division oversees Burrtec, a contractor, who provides collection services to residential and commercial customers for refuse, recyclable, and green waste. The Environmental Projects Section works to reduce solid waste disposal to landfills through source reduction, re-use, and recycling programs. The Section coordinates waste reduction, pollution prevention, and sustainable community initiatives and programming for San Bernardino government facilities, schools, businesses, and residents within the City.
The Operations & Maintenance Division maintains all streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, street signs, traffic signals, street lights, storm drains and sewer main lines. Its also works cooperatively with the San Bernardino Police Department Graffiti Task Force and other agencies in the prevention and removal of graffiti. The Division also includes the Facilities Management Section, which is an internal service division that provides preventative, responsive and emergency maintenance services to 142 City buildings. Along with maintaining building systems, the Division provides custodial maintenance to 39 buildings. The Division is responsible for payment and monitoring of all utilities.
Residential Community Dump Days
Free Dump Days for City of San Bernardino Residents. Drop off you unwanted items such as appliances, tires, broken furniture, tree limbs and electronic waste including TVs, computer and etc.
Items that are NOT ACCEPTED: Hazardous waste including paint, oil, batteries and household or industrial chemicals, etc.
No construction materials such as concrete, brick, large amounts of dirt, drywall and roofing material.
No Commercial Vehicles. This includes enclosed U-Haul/rental moving trucks and /or business vehicles.
The City continues to repair nonfunctioning street lights. Please see the link below to view the presentation given by Southern California Edison (SCE) to the Mayor and Common Council on 7/3/2012.
Street Lights Presentation
909.384-5045 Street Lighting and Traffic Signals
909.384.5250 Graffiti Hot Line