Public Works

The City of Petersburg Department of Public Works provides a wide range of essential services relating to:

  •   Capital Improvements
  •   City Facilities
  •   Infrastructure
  •   Recycling
  •   Site Development
  •   Solid Waste Management
  •   Storm Water Management
  •   Street Maintenance
  •   Wastewater Collection
  •   Water Distribution


The Department of Public Works is organized into five divisions:   Administration, Facility Management, Engineering, Street Maintenance and Grounds

All employees and operations within the Department of Public Works are managed and directed by the Director of Public Works.


The Department works together to ensure that citizens of the City of Petersburg benefit from well-built and properly maintained infrastructure systems.

  • Services provided by the Department of Public Works are funded by: 
  • General Fund Revenue
  • Permit Fees
  • Solid Waste and Recycling Fees                
  • State and/or federal financial assistance for street maintenance

Infrastructure Assets

Infrastructure assets within the department’s responsibility center include approximately 395 lane miles of streets, 32 structures, 47 signalized intersections, 90 Buildings.