Public Works

COVID-19 Update

The City of Aliso Viejo has been closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and is actively communicating with state and county health officials to identify and implement appropriate mitigation measures.  Under Executive Order N-33-20 issued by Governor Newsom on March 19, 2020, the City has ceased all nonessential services until further notice.  The City will continue to provide essential services related to the health, safety and welfare of the community.  This information is subject to change and we will work to provide timely updates as they become available.

For Public Works related items, such as encroachment permits and street maintenance issues please email the Public Works Department or call 949-425-2530. Maintenance operations, such as trash collection and street sweeping will continue to operate as scheduled.

Public Works/Engineering forms are available online.

Department Overview

The Public Works Department encompasses Engineering, Environmental Services, Street Maintenance, and Facility Maintenance. Department staff work with:

  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Public
  • Utility Companies
  • Other Public Agencies


General tasks include:

  • Construction Inspection
  • Construction Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Plan Review