Public Works Department

Public Works Services during COVID-19 Emergency

Please see below for Public Works services and assistance available during this COVID-19 public health emergency.  We encourage the public to conduct all possible business via email and phone.  We will do our best to respond to you in a timely manner, but response times may be delayed.   Updated information on all City services is available at 
www.el-cerrito.org/covid19.

RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE SERVICES 

Curbside recycling and solid waste services are continuing and the Recycling Center Drop-Off Area is open to the public with limited servicesFor any Recycling and integrated waste related questions, please contact greenassistant@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or (510) 215-4350.  For more information, visit the Recycling + Environmental Resource Center page.

MAINTENANCE SERVICES 


For any maintenance request or concern related to street trees, streets, storm drains, streetlights, and parks, etc., please contact Maintenance at maintenance@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or (510) 215-4369. For more information visit the Maintenance Services page.

In case of an urgent Maintenance issue, such as flooding, after regular business hours or during a weekend or holiday, please call El Cerrito Police Dispatch (Non-Emergency) at (510) 233-1214.

Engineering Services 


For any Encroachment Permit related questions, please email encroachmentpermit@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or call the Engineering Division at (510) 215-4382. For further information on how to submit an encroachment permit application, schedule inspections and required documentation to include with your permit application, please visit our Encroachment Permit page here: http://www.el-cerrito.org/513/Encroachment-Permit 

For any Capital Improvements Projects, please contact Ana Bernardes, Engineering Manager/Senior Engineer at abernardes@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or call the Engineering Division at (510) 215-4382.  Please see here for more information on our current projects: Capital Improvement Projects.

For any Traffic Requests, such as red curb marking or blue curb applications, please email encroachmentpermit@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we try and navigate through this difficult time.