Commissioner | James A. Jackson Jr.
Interim Deputy Commissioner | Dale Fambrough
The mission of the Department of Public Works is to deliver industry leading Public Works services that maintain and improve the City’s infrastructure through strong community partnerships, transparent policies, and sustainable procedures utilizing a highly effective and dedicated workforce leading to increased public safety, health and wellness for the residents of Atlanta.
Office of the Commissioner
The Office of the Commissioner provides leadership and direction for the overall management and operation of the Department Public Works. It provides support services for the management of departmental operations. These support services include human resource and labor relations; budget administration and management; monitoring of contracts, grants, and assessments; communications & community engagement; analysis of operations for improving effectiveness and efficiency; and coordination of legislative affairs for the department.
Find out about temporary road closures, recycling events, and Public Works events open to the public.
Question or concern for Public Works, or do you want to just report a pothole or hazardous sidewalk? The City of Atlanta is pleased to provide residents and customers with Atlanta 311 (ATL311). 311 is Atlanta’s primary phone number for government information and non-emergency services. Whether you’re a resident, business owner, or visitor, help is just a click or call away. Call 311(Metro Atlanta area only) or (404) 546-0311.
The Office of Solid Waste Services is responsible for the collection and disposal management of solid waste within the City of Atlanta. This office is responsible for waste reduction & The Recycling Program; landfill post-closure management; solid waste management and analysis; education and enforcement (S.W.E.E.T.); street sweeping and cleaning; dead animal removal; facilitating The Keep Atlanta Beautiful Program; and assisting with city-wide emergency operations.
Solid Waste Rate Adjustments
The Office of Transportation is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the City's infrastructure. It provides a variety of services to the residents of Atlanta, internal operating departments, and governmental agencies. This office includes Capital Projects, Technical Services, Infrastructure Project Development, Crew Construction & Maintenance, Condition Assessments and Permits, and