The Department of Public Works delivers a variety of services that Chattanooga's citizens rely on daily. Responsibilities include the City's infrastructure: its design, construction and maintenance; the interceptor sewer system; the City's storm water system; the collection and disposal of garbage, brush, recycling, and household hazardous waste; parks maintenance, programming and operations.
What We Do:
Responsible for operations, maintenance, and programming in City Parks.
Garbage & Recycling
Responsible for garbage collection, recycle collection, brush collection, bagged yard waste collection, leaf collection, and bulky trash collection.
City Engineering and Water Quality
Responsible for engineering planning, design, construction management, inspection services, and storm water infrastucture.
Responsible for Interceptor Sewer System and Solid Waste Disposal.
To preserve and enhance the quality of the physical environment through prompt, cost effective and courteous delivery of services that protects the health, safety and welfare of the citizens, and to maintain and improve the city’s infrastructure.