Public Works


Vision Statement 


For a water leak, sewer backup, or missed garbage or green waste pickup, please call the Public Works Department at (916) 434-2450.

For a weekend or after-hours emergency such as a water leak, sewer backup, or flooded street, please call the Non-Emergency Lincoln Police line at (916) 645-4040 and they will dispatch on-call Public Works personnel.

The Public Works Department provides and maintains public services for the City of Lincoln which improve the quality of life and ensure the health and safety of our residents.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the environmental quality of water and wastewater, public utilities such as solid waste, transportation services, public facilities such as maintenance of City Hall, other public buildings and parks, streets, fleet, and administrative support services.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact Information

For general inquiries, please contact the Public Works Department at (916) 434-2450 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or email

For inquiries involving the development of new public infrastructure elements (such as roads, water lines, and sewers), please contact the Engineering department.