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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November 26, 2014
1:30 PMOC Planning Commission MeetingJoin us for the OC Planning Commission Meeting.
November 27, 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.
December 10, 2014
1:30 PMOC Planning Commission MeetingJoin us for the OC Planning Commission Meeting.
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Press Releases

News ImageOctober 30, 2014  Permits Needed to Ensure Safe Holiday Displays Over Public Roads in Unincorporated AreasResidents in the unincorporated areas of Orange County are reminded that they must obtain an “encroachment” permit if they plan to stretch holiday displays, including strings of lights, over public roadways. ( View PDF )
News ImageSeptember 10, 2014  Permits Needed for Over-Road Displays in Unincorporated AreasProperty owners in the unincorporated areas of Orange County planning to stretch holiday displays over public roadways must coordinate with OC Public Works to assure the displays are safe and properly permitted. ( View PDF )
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 )