The City of San Bernardino Public Works Department has four divisions: Administration, Engineering, Facilities and Fleet Maintenance, and Operations & Maintenance:
The Administration Division is an internal service Division that provides overall leadership, direction, guidance and support for the entire Department.
The Engineering Division is responsible for the inspection and construction management of streets, storm drains, traffic signals, traffic signs, pavement markings, construction projects, maintenance projects; planning, design and project management of the City's 5-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Division also includes the Real property Section, which is responsible for property sales and acquisitions; right-of-way and easements, annexations and assessment districts.
The Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division is responsible for City facilities maintenance and custodial services as well as the acquisition and maintenance of City fleet vehicles and equipment. It also operates and maintains the diesel, unleaded gas, compresses natural gas (CNG), and liquid natural gas (LNG) fueling station. The CNG station is available to other government agencies and the public. The Division maintains Department of Motor Vehicle registration for City vehicles and manages purchase of new vehicles.
The Operations & Maintenance Division maintains City streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, storm drains, street signs, traffic signals, streetlights, trees, Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMDs), medians and parkways in addition to administration of LMD service contracts and works with the City's Exclusive Franchise waste hauler, Burrtec Waste Industries.
The Environmental Projects Section, works to reduce solid waste disposal to landfills through source reduction, re-use, and recycling programs. The section is responsible for Integrated Waste Management which includes administering and monitoring the exclusive franchise agreement with Burrtec Waste Industries. As of April 1, 2016, Burrtec became the City's sole provider of solid waste management services including collection services to residential and commercial customers for refuse, recyclable, and green waste. The Section also coordinates waste reduction, pollution prevention, State recycling mandates and sustainable community initiatives and programming for San Bernardino government facilities, schools, businesses, and residents within the City.
2021 Residential Community Dump Days Free Dump Days for City of San Bernardino Residents. Drop off you unwanted items such as appliances, tires, broken furniture, tree limbs and electronic waste including TVs, computer and etc.
Items that are NOT ACCEPTED:
Hazardous waste including paint, oil, batteries and household or industrial chemicals, etc.
No construction materials such as concrete, brick, large amounts of dirt, drywall and roofing material.
No Commercial Vehicles. This includes enclosed U-Haul/rental moving trucks and /or business vehicles.
The City continues to repair nonfunctioning street lights. Please see the link below to view the presentation given by Southern California Edison (SCE) to the Mayor and City Council on 7/3/2012. Street Lights Presentation