Public Works

Public Works develops and maintains the public infrastructure that contributes to Palmdale’s quality of life

  • Administration of the City’s capital improvement program
  • Benefit assessment districts for landscaping and street lighting
  • Development and maintenance of:
    • City buildings and grounds
    • City equipment and assets
    • Landscaping
    • Parks
    • Public parking areas
    • Streets
    • Traffic control systems
    • Trails
  • Development review and approvals
  • Flood control
  • Traffic and transportation planning

Public Works has five divisions: Capital Improvements, Engineering, Environmental, Maintenance, and Transportation / Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Accreditation Status

Public Works is proud to be the first American Public Works Association (APWA) Accredited Agency in Los Angeles County. The department’s accreditation status demonstrates its dedication to providing a high level of service to the community, meeting or exceeding nationally recognized standards in public works management.