Public Works

Overview

Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for design, construction, operation and maintenance of improvements to public facilities, public rights-of-way, parks, urban forest, and Carmel Beach.

The Public Works Department is comprised of five divisions:

  • Environmental Programs 
  • Facilities
  • Forest, Parks and Beach
  • Project Management
  • Streets & Sidewalks

For repair and maintenance concerns, please contact the Public Works Department at (831) 620-2070 to report the issue. Messages will be checked and responded to Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.  In the evenings, on weekends, or in the event of an emergency, please call 911. 

Overview

Environmental Programs

The Environmental Programs division is responsible for implementing local environmental programs and ensuring compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations.

Overview

Forest, Parks, and Beach

The Division of Forest and Beach is responsible for the maintenance of and improvements to the urban forest, all City parks, and the Carmel beach. The Division manages over 13,000 trees growing on public property and provides staff support to the Forest and Beach Commission.

Overview

Streets and Sidewalks

The Streets and Sidewalks Division of Public Works is responsible for all activities related to street, sidewalk and storm drain maintenance including street repair, street striping, paver repair, sign maintenance and street sweeping.