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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October 21, 2014
7:30 PMSunset Beach LCP Advisory Board of Review MeetingThe Board of Supervisors has created the Sunset Beach LCP Board of Review to review and comment on proposed land development projects within the geographic area of Sunset Beach. Their geographic area of interest is that area defined by the Sunset Beach Specific Plan.
October 22, 2014
1:30 PMOC Planning Commission Meeting CanceledOrange County Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for 10/22/14 has been canceled.
October 23, 2014
9:00 AMOrange County Traffic Committee MeetingHall of Administration, Building 10, Board Hearing Room
333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana, CA
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Press Releases

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 )
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 )