Public Works

Santa Cruz County Public Works Department has a capable staff responsible for diverse duties, such as engineering, roadways, and the flood management. Public Works reviews development plans, issues right-of-way permits, and designs roadway and bridges. Public Works is also responsible for road maintenance, bridge inspections, and roadway & drainage improvement projects.


There are currently 5 Divisions within the Public Works:

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life in Santa Cruz County by providing world class customer service and the highest quality design, construction and maintenance of public roadways that respect the natural beauty of the County.