Director of Public Works

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Director of Public Works: Vacant

Public Works Department
1735 Montgomery Street
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 538-2401
Fax: (530) 538-2426


Department Structure

The Department is comprised of five divisions: Airport Management, Engineering, Building, Geographical Information System (GIS) Mapping, and Planning. A Counter Technician helps to streamline the issuance of Planning, Building and Engineering permits. A Project Manager/Senior Civil Engineer manages the design and construction of City and Redevelopment Agency projects.



Overview of Director ResponsibilitiesPublic Works Building

  1. Reports to the City Administrator.
  2. Provides management and leadership to the department.
  3. Acts as a liaison between all divisions to streamline resolution of issues.
  4. Acts in many instances as the initial point of contact with the general public.
  5. Provides coverage of the front counter, including general public support, and the processing of planning, building and engineering applications and permits.
  6. Provides administrative support to all divisions, such as phone messaging, bill paying, procurement, timesheets, word processing, mailing, and filing.
  7. Provides airport management services, including ground and building lease agreements, T-hanger rentals, tie-down agreement, and issuance of Notice to Airman (NOTAM).
  8. Acts as Flood Plain Administrator for City and implements the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Flood Insurance Program requirements.
  9. Acts as the zoning administrator.