The Public Works Department is a multi-faceted service oriented organization within our City government structure, tasked with providing uninterrupted delivery of services to the residents, business owners and visitors in Oakland Park.
The Public Works Department delivers a vast array of services including the essential elements of delivering safe potable (drinking) water, wastewater (sewer) collection, and solid waste collection including garbage, recycling and monthly unlimited bulk trash pickup. Other services provided include:
Maintenance of safe roadways, sidewalks, and rights of way
Ongoing maintenance of existing storm water drainage facilities in compliance with our Federally mandated National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit (includes regular maintenance (cleanup) of waterways and lakes)
In addition to these public service delivery operations, the department is responsible for key support services involving the maintenance of City facilities (buildings), and City vehicles and equipment.
Public Works 24/7 Emergency Number: 954-561-6275.
FPL Street Light Outage/Repairs and Damaged Street Signs
Please fill out this online form if you know of a street light that needs to be repaired. If you are reporting a hazardous condition (other than a malfunctioning light) DO NOT use this form. Please call 1-800-4OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243). Residents can also report traffic signal malfunctions and damaged/down downed street signs online. To learn more, please call Broward County Traffic Engineering at 954-847-2600 or Oakland Park's Streets Division at 954-630-4433.
Public Works Divisions
The Department is made up of 74 staff members including, administrative, managerial, supervisory, skilled trades, semi-skilled trades, and clerical support in 8 distinct divisions:
These divisions fall into 4 distinct areas.
Public Works Administration
Includes administration of all 8 Divisions of the Public Works Department. Administrative offices are located at 3801 NE 5th Avenue and include the Public Works Director and support staff. Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, please call 954-630-4414.
Municipal Services Division
Includes Solid Waste/Recycling, Building Maintenance, and City Garage. Municipal Service offices are also located at 3801 NE 5th Avenue, including the Municipal Services Manager and support staff. Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, please call 954-630-4452.
Includes the Streets, Stormwater, and Utilities (Water and Wastewater). Operations Division offices are located at 5100 NE 12th Terrace, including the Assistant Director of Operations and support staff. Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information please call 954-630-4430.
Utility Billing & Service Division
The Utility and Billing Services Division offices are located at 3650 NE 12th Avenue, including the Utilities and Billing Services Manager and support staff. Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For More information please call 954-630-4280.
In keeping with our City Mission Statement all members of our Department continue to strive to provide dedicated friendly quality service in the most responsive, cost effective, efficient manner possible to our residents, businesses and visitors in our diverse community.