Welcome to the Public Works Department which includes all the City's transportation and engineering functions along with all the field operations all within one department, allowing for better coordination and more efficient use of resources to help ease the issues that go along with the City's growth.
The Public Works Department is comprised of many Divisions:
Includes Surveys, Design, and Construction Management. This Division plans, develops, and constructs public facilities, roadways, capital improvement, and private development projects.
Is responsible for street maintenance associated with roadways, street striping and pavement markings, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, and traffic signals. They are also responsible for installing and maintaining street name signs. In addition, the Division maintains metered and unmetered parking spaces in and around the Downtown Mall area.
Evaluates requests for traffic signals, stop signs, warning signs, and crosswalks.They perform various speed studies, and traffic counts of City streets. They are responsible for installing and maintaining pavement markings and street striping, and maintain on-street parking and off-street parking lots.
In compliance with the City’s MS4 NPDES permit, the City developed and implemented a Storm Water Quality Improvement Plan (SWQIP), which along with the Storm Drain Utility Maintenance and Operations Plan and the City-Wide Storm Drain Master Plan comprise the City’s Comprehensive Storm Water Management Plan.
Is responsible for installing, monitoring, maintaining, and cleaning the storm drain system of the City of Redding.
Is responsible to operate, maintain, and protect the system that collects, treats, and disposes of the domestic and industrial sewage that is generated within its boundaries. The Division consists of:
Is responsible to provide our customers with a reliable supply of high quality drinking water now and in the future. The Water Utility serves approximately 80, 000 people within a service area of approximately 60 square miles. Our water quality not only meets Federal and State Standards each and every day of the year, but in most cases, contaminant levels fall far below published Primary and Secondary Standards. This means you, as the consumer, are assured of the safest water we can deliver to your tap.