Public Works


  -- Please call (909) 384-5357***

The City of San Bernardino Public Works Department has four divisions: Administration, Engineering, Facilities and Fleet Maintenance, and Operations & Maintenance:

Environmental Projects

Our staff aims to reduce solid waste disposal to landfills through source reduction, re-use, and recycling programs. The people in this group are 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.

111 E Mill Street,
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Customer Service: 909-804-4222
Fax: 909-889-3710
[email protected]

If you experience disruptions with waste collection,
please call Burrtec's customer service line.

Environmental Projects/Integrated Waste Offices
Phone: 909-384-5353
Fax: 909-384-5190


Other Services

2022 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.


Operations & Maintenance Division

Our O&M team is responsible for maintaining the upkeep of City-owned property such as roads (i.e., potholes), sidewalks, trees, parkways, medians, maintenance boxes, storm drains, street signs, traffic signals, and public parks. They repair potholes, remove downed trees, and cleanup after major storms and public areas where flooding has occurred. They also manage administration of Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMDs) service contracts. They do not maintain freeways and freeway intersections run by Caltrans. They do not service electrical poles owned by SoCal Edison.

To ask a question or make a service request concerning city property:
Submit a Report Here
or call (909) 384-7272 (option 0)

Operations & Maintenance Division Offices
Phone: (909) 384-5045 

 To submit a service request for highway areas under the jurisdiction of Caltrans:
Click Here

To report an outage for a streetlight or electrical tower maintained
by SCE (Edison)
Click Here or call 1-800-611-1911 



Engineering Division

This team of engineers control planning, design and project management of the City's five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). It prepares and updates the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) and other Federal Funding Programs. They are responsible for all of the contracts and construction projects that use public funds and manage permits. This division also handles the inspection and supervise construction and maintenance projects with contractors for items such as street vacations, storm drains, traffic signals, easements, CFD annexations, assessment districts, and more.

Engineering Division Offices

Main: 909-384-5019
Land Development: 909-384-7272 (ext. 3461)
Fax: 909-384-5190


Request for Bids & RFPs
Permit Information



Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division

This 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. 

Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division
Phone: 909-384-5220
Fax: 909-384-5013




This small group is composed of upper management level staff that oversee the operations of all other divisions within the Public Works department.

Phone: 909-384-5140
Fax: 909-384-5190



General Information

Daniel Hernandez

Daniel Hernandez
Agency Director of Public Works, Operations, and Maintenance
[email protected]

Office Address
201 North E Street, Suite 200
Second Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Mailing Address
290 North D Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Permit Counter Hours
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.