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Protect and enrich Orange County communities through sustainable delivery of projects and services.


Provide world class projects and services through collaboration, innovation and stewardship.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability

groups   Authorized Positions: 921
landscape   Unincorporated County Area: 205 square miles
traffic   Roadways: 340 miles
waves   Flood Channels: 380 miles
legend_toggle   Dams: 4
merge_type   Pump Stations: 7


Customer Services

  • Administrative Services
    Financial, administrative and information technology operations.
  • OC Development Services
    Planning and development oversight of project entitlement requirements.
  • OC Facilities Design & Construction Management
    Architectural and engineering related services in support of vertical capital projects and programs.
  • OC Facilities Maintenance & Central Utility Facility (CUF)
    Maintenance management services, after-hours emergency support, building automation and utility management.
  • OC Fleet Services
    Vehicle management services to over 3,000 County-owned vehicles and equipment.

Engineering Services

  • OC Construction
    Construction management services for road and flood control capital improvement projects.
  • OC Environmental Resources
    Manages OC Watersheds and OC Agricultural Commissioner/ Sealer of Weights & Measures.
  • OC Infrastructure Programs
    Engineering for roadways in unincorporated areas and regional flood control programs.
  • OC Operations & Maintenance
    Operation and maintenance of public infrastructure.
  • OC Survey
    Surveying and mapping services.

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OC Public Works is proud to be an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency.