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Public Works Department

Contact Us

Patricia "Trish" Rhay
Director

P: (909) 384-5140
F: (909) 384-5190

Office Address:
201 North E Street
Second Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Mailing Address:
290 North D Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Counter Service Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The City of San Bernardino Public Works Department has four divisions: Administration, Engineering, Facilities and Fleet Maintenance, 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, 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 and easements, annexations and assessment districts.
909-384-5019

The Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division is responsible for City facilities maintenance and custodial services as well as the acquisition and maintenance of City fleet vehicles and equipment. 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.
909-384-5220
909-384-5013 fax

The Operations & Maintenance Division maintains City streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, storm drains, street signs, traffic signals, streetlights, trees, Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMDs), medians and parkways in addition to administration of LMD service contracts and the Franchise Agreement with Burrtec Waste Industries. As of April 1, 2016, Burrtec became the City's sole provider of solid waste management services including collection services to residential and commercial customers for refuse, recyclable, and green waste. The division also includes the Environmental Projects Section, which 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.
909.384.5353

Services

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.

Adopt-a-Street Program

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 City Council on 7/3/2012. 
Street Lights Presentation