Celebrate Public Works Week

Each year in the third week of May, the City hosts Public Works Week where the community is invited to tour our Municipal Service Center as we celebrate APWA's National Public Works Week

Programs and Field Services

Public Works Department programs and services are available online and in person. Field services are managed by the Municipal Service Center (MSC) and include all Field Operations, Maintenance, and Repairs. For more information contact: publicworksmsc@toaks.org or call (805) 449-2499. To report graffiti please call the Graffiti Removal Hotline at (805) 449-2488. 

To report an emergency related to water, wastewater, streets, or landscape, please contact the MSC. 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. To report a street light outage, please click here or call (800) 655-4555.

Development Engineering and Construction

Please click here for development engineering and support. For information on Public Works Engineering Forms and Templates, please visit Engineering ServicesDevelopment Forms Index, or Road Design and Construction Standards. Public works construction projects that impact the community are posted regularly on our website. Click the following link for a current listing of projects: PW Construction Projects.

Traffic Management & School Crossing Guard Services

Please click here for more information on Traffic, Bicycles, Pedestrians, and the School Crossing Guard Program. 

Sustainability Programs

The City offers several Environmental and Sustainability Programs for the residential and business community. To learn more, visit:  www.toaks.org/gogreen or contact: gogreen@toaks.org. The Public Works Department also coordinates Construction and Demolition Recycling Permits

Transit Services

The City offers fixed bus route and Dial-A-Ride Transit Services. To learn more, please contact: totransit@toaks.org or call the following for bus and DAR services: Bus: (805) 375-5473 | Dial-A-Ride: (805) 375-5467.

Emergency Management 

For 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. For any other questions, please contact gwatts@toaks.org

APWA Accreditation

In 2010, the City's Public Works Department was the first in Ventura County to be accredited by the American Public Works Association (APWA) and 62nd in the nation. The City has since been re-accredited three times. In November 2022, re-accreditation included a review of 534 policies, practices, and programs that were recorded as 100 percent compliant. The most recent accreditation will remain in place until 2026.

To view a summary of the Public Works Department programs and services for 2022, please click here. Please click the following to view the 2022 APWA Accreditation Plan. The City is proud to be an active member and supporter of the local APWA Ventura County Chapter.