Public Works Department are responsible for the construction, maintenance and operation of the city's streets, landscaping and other publicly owned facilities, including city parks. The Public Works Director also supervises the Engineering and Maintenance Divisions.

 

The Engineering Division designs and constructs public improvements, checks subdivision maps and traffic engineering plans, and oversees inspection services. The Maintenance Division ensures that streets and other public right-of-ways are maintained and repaired when necessary.

Other Public Works Department duties include:

 

Processing developers' requests


Maintaining traffic signals


Designing and constructing public improvements, such as bicycle paths, storm drains and landscaped street medians


Maintaining public streets and public facilities by making minor repairs and removing litter.

 

For more information regarding the Public Works Department, please contact

Daniel Porras

Daniel Porras Public Works Director

(760) 329-6411 ext 219

dporras@cityofdhs.org

 

ALL PUBLIC WORKS DOCUMENTS

 

DOCUMENTS

Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction/Recycling Plan Application

Engineering & Public Works Fees

Palm Drive Corridor Master Plan

Public Works Documents Library

Street Sweeping Schedule

 

FORMS

Art in Public Places Application

Art in Public Places Mural Application

Art in Public Places Utility & Traffic Signal Box Program Application

Fire Department Special Event Permit Application

Fire Department Pyrotechnics Permit Application

Health Department Permit Application / Documentation

Special Event Permit Application

 

 

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

Capital Improvements Projects

Code Compliance

 

 

MORE SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING RESOURCES

California Assembly Bill 939 - The Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989
CalRecycle
CalRecycle and the Institute of Local Government
Coachella Valley Association of Governments - Energy and EnvironmentalResources Department
California Solid Waste Laws and Legislation

 

 

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