OC Public Works - California

Welcome to OC Public Works! We are a County of Orange Department that includes the following core businesses: OC Engineering, OC Planning, OC Facilities, and Administration.


Protect and enrich the community through efficient delivery and maintenance of public works infrastructure, planning, and development services.

Our Vision

Provide excellent, innovative, and professional public works projects and services to our community.


Integrity, Accountability, Service and Trust.

Acreddited Agency APWA
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September 10, 2014
1:30 PMOC Planning Commission MeetingJoin us for the OC Planning Commission Meeting.
September 11, 2014
8:30 AMDevelopment Processing Review Committee MeetingJoin us for the DPRC Meeting. The Development Processing Review Committee (DPRC) conducts meetings on the second Thursday of each month as per the approved schedule.
September 11, 2014
10:30 AMZoning Administrator MeetingThe Zoning Administrator conducts hearings as needed. All meetings of the Zoning Administrator are noticed and open to the public.
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Press Releases

News ImageMay 5, 2014  La Pata Gap Connector Phase Begins!The contractor of La Pata Extension Project has begun the construction of the La Pata Gap Connector Phase that will extend the existing La Pata Avenue just south of Vista Montana to Calle Saluda with four new travel lanes for approximately 2.27 miles. The phase is expected to be completed in Fall 2016. Below are the details of the project’s construction activities for the upcoming weeks:
WHEN: May 1 to May 16, 2014, weekdays, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ( View PDF )
News ImageApril 22, 2014  Prima Deshecha Landfill UpdateDear Neighbor,
As many of you will recall, OC Waste & Recycling had the opportunity to meet with Rancho San Juan residents on the evening of February 20, 2014. During this meeting, OC Waste & Recycling staff discussed the many best management practices that were being implemented and considered to address any inconvenience you may experience from our landfill operations. We realize that not all residents were able to attend that meeting and invite each of you to view the presentation provided that evening on the Prima Deshecha Landfill webpage located at http://oclandfills.com/landfill/active/deshecha. ( View PDF )
News ImageApril 4, 2014  LA PATA EXTENSION PROJECT – Transportation Relief Coming to Orange CountySOUTH ORANGE COUNTY – OC Public Works broke ground today on the La Pata Extension Project; the project will increase Orange County’s regional mobility by providing a north-south alternative to Interstate 5 and eliminating the existing gap between Ortega Highway to the north and Avenida Vista Hermosa to the south. ( LA PATA EXTENSION PROJECT – Transportation Relief Coming to Orange County )