American Public Works Association (APWA) National Accreditation
The City Public Works Department was the first City in Ventura County (62nd nationally) to be APWA accredited in 2010. The City was re-accredited in 2014 and 2018 and is in the process of being re-accredited in 2022. In 2018 the City was recognized for its
1) Public Works Strategic Plan
2) Landscape Master Plan
3) Sustainability Plan.
Public Works Week
Each year in the third week of May, the City hosts Public Works Awareness Week where school children and adults are invited to tour our Municipal Service Center as we celebrate American Public Works Association - National Public Works Week. The American Public Works Association (APWA) offers a national designation that formally recognizes agencies for utilizing model procedures and best management practices. The City is proud to be an active member and supporter of the local APWA Ventura County Chapter.
Programs and Services
Public Works Department programs and services are available online and in person. The Civic Arts Plaza/City Hall, Municipal Service Center, and the Hill Canyon Treatment Plant are open. The Thousand Oaks Transportation Center is open. If you have questions about planning or building permits, please visit the Community Development Department Virtual Counter.
For City Emergency Management programs and services, please click here and for PSPS information, click here. For details on an active PSPS event, please click here. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program offers in person and online classes. Be prepared and register today. For the most current information on a wildfire, earthquake or another incident occur, please visit www.VCemergency.com. The VC Recovery Page assists victims of fires with recovery and rebuilding. For additional recovery resources, please click here. If you have other questions, please contact email@example.com.
Sustainability Programs and Transit
The City offers several Environmental and Sustainability Programs for the residential and business community. To learn more, visit: www.toaks.org/gogreen or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Public Works Department also coordinates Construction and Demolition Recycling Permits. The City offers fixed bus route and Dial-A-Ride Transit Services. To learn more, please contact: email@example.com or call the following for bus and DAR services: Bus: (805) 375-5473 | Dial-A-Ride: (805) 375-5467.
Engineering and Traffic Management
Please click here for engineering and support. For information on all Public Works Engineering Forms and Templates, please visit Engineering Services, Development Forms Index, or Road Design and Construction Standards.
Development and Construction
Field Services and Utilities
City field services are managed by the Municipal Service Center and include all Field Operations, Maintenance, and Repairs. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 449-2499. Graffiti Removal Hotline: (805) 449-2488
To report an emergency related to water, wastewater, streets, or landscape, please contact the Municipal Service Center.To report a street light outage, or for emergency service repairs, call Southern California Edison (SCE) directly or click on their online reporting feature. Visit Rotating Power Outages Information for the status of rotating outages. Please visit Street Lights to report non-working street lights or call (800) 655-4555 | http://www.sce.com.