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Public Works Department


The Public Works Department develops, builds, and maintains the City's infrastructure to the standards and expectations set forth by the City Council. City inventory includes streetscapes, open space, City parks (community and neighborhood), athletic fields, eucalyptus windrow trees, bike trails, roadways, traffic signals, and more.

You can reach the Public Works Department at 949-724-7365 for general Public Works information.

For maintenance requests, please call our offices at 949-724-7600, or submit your requests online via our Maintenance Request Form.

Development Engineering

Slurry Seal Schedule
(Update in progress)


Project Management
(City Construction Projects)

   City of Irvine Bikeways

Public Works Divisions

Public Works contributes to the accomplishment of the goals outlined in the City's Strategic Business Plan through a structure that includes the following divisions:


  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Human Resources
  • Technology
  • Community Awareness
  • City Council and Commission Support

The Administrative Division establishes Department goals consistent with the City's Strategic Business Plan, sets priorities, provides Council and Commission support, coordinates department-wide activities regarding policy, human resources, budget, technology needs, and community outreach.

Development Engineering

  • Review & Approval of Development Plans for Public Infrastructure pursuant to City Specifications
  • Assessment District Formation & Administration
  • Right-of-Way Acquisition
  • Neighborhood Traffic Engineering

This Public Works Division ensures all construction in street and park right-of-way complies with adopted codes and engineering standards.


  • Bikeways
  • Irvine Station
  • Irvine Shuttle
  • Transit & Rideshare Services
  • Project Development Circulation 
  • Funding and Preliminary Design in Support of Capital Improvement Projects
  • Preliminary Engineering/Environmental
  • Transportation Advocacy 

This Public Works Division plans, funds and advances the development and maintenance of an integrated and high quality transportation system consistent with City policies and priorities using maximum outside revenues. This Division operates the Irvine Station and the iShuttle while seeking other alternative transportation opportunities in the area of advanced transportation concepts.

Project Management

  • Capital Improvement Project Administration
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Inspection

This Public Works Division administers the design, construction, and inspection of facilities and infrastructure.

The Public Works Department makes sure that what we plant looks green and healthy; what you drive, walk and bike on is safe and clean; and what we build (from storm drains to streets) is solid and secure. We also plan for future transportation needs and find non-city funds to meet those needs We keep Irvine's traffic signals working and do our very best to help you get from here to there, safely. 

Facility and Landscape Maintenance

  • Trees and turf
  • Park buildings and amenities
  • Graffiti 

This Public Works Division makes sure our public facilities and parks are in good condition.