Department of Public Works
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6300, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6320
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Email:


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Welcome to the Department of Public Works site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

Public Works provides integral services to our community every day. Our Department's mission is to provide quality services to the Berkeley community with pride, courtesy, and commitment. Developing and offering efficient, cost effective services in partnership with our citizens will help us achieve our vision to make Berkeley a leading city in the country by being an outstanding provider of Public Works Services.

Sewer Service Fees - Sewer Service Fees (SSF) effective July 1, 2015. SSFs are established to cover the cost of the operation, maintenance, and capital improvements to the sanitary sewer system. The rate for each user category is based on water usage and discharge factor, with a billing cap for residential customers. A description of the various user categories can be found in the Berkeley Municipal Code Section 17.04.010. SSFs are billed on the EBMUD water bill. [more...]

Frequently Asked Questions  - How do I get the bulb in a burned-out street light replaced? [more...]

Bids and Contracts - Please follow these links for information concerning Public Works Construction Projects currently bidding, that have already bid, are under construction, or that have been recently completed. [more...]

Scheduled Construction ActivitiesforWeek of October 5, 2015 - rdbarrierCALTRANS work starting July 13 on Tunnel Road [more...]

Transportation Division - The Transportation Division of the Public Works Department oversees citywide transportation planning, traffic engineering, parking, bicycle and pedestrian planning, and alternative transportation programs.  In partnership with neighborhood organizations, community groups, and local business associations, our office develops short and long range policy recommendations and directs program implementation to support a safe, efficient transportation environment in Berkeley. [more...]

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Department of Public Works, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-6300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903