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trash truckThe Public Works Division is at the heart of most road, water and waste issues in Hampton. Public Works is separated into several major divisions or services, including: 

  • Engineering Services
    • Capital Projects, Construction Standards, Utility Policy, Development Services, Improvement Projects, Waterways Management Plans, Reports, Studies and Plans
  • Solid Waste
    • Bulk Limbs; Bulk Trash; Collection Containers; Household Chemical Collection; Leaves & Grass; Recycling; Regular Garbage; Tire Recycling; Yard Waste Site; Reports, Studies & Plans
  • Stormwater
    • Catch Basins & Yard Drains; Cave-Ins; Ditches & Drain Pipes; Flooding & Stoppages; Illegal Dumping; Outfall Ditch Maintenance Schedule; Stormwater Billing.
    • Land Disturbance Permits - now located on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 22 Lincoln Street, Hampton, VA 23669 in the Development Service Center. 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. 
  • Streets & Roads
    • Curbs and Gutters, Sidewalk Repair, Handicap Ramps, Road Shoulder Reshaping or Rebuilding, Potholes and Cracked Pavement, Concrete Slab Damage, Street Sweeping
  • Traffic Engineering
    • Guardrails, Moving and Hauling, Pavement Markings, Street Lights, Traffic Counts, Traffic Signal Systems, Traffic Signs
  • Wastewater
    • Sewer Overflows or Stoppages, the Fats, Oils, and Grease Program, Publications, Sewer Mapping GIS, Sewer User Fees  

  • Hampton/NASA Steam Plant
    • Completed in 1980 under a unique partnership with the federal government, the award-winning steam plant turns trash into energy.
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Call before you dig
Oct. 23, 2015 - Hampton's Public Works Department reminds residents, contractors and others that they need to call va811.com, also known as Miss Utility, before they do any kind of excavation or digging. Read on...
Public Works will be at Transportation Expo
Oct. 20, 2015 - Representatives from the Public Works Department will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for the Hampton Roads Transportation Career Expo sponsored by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Read on...
Spraying for mosquitoes in Grimes Road, Willow Oaks, Southampton areas
July 9, 2015 - Weather permitting, Environmental Services will use trucks to spray for mosquitoes after dusk tonight in the Grimes Road, Willow Oaks and Southampton areas. The spraying is a response to 311 calls, field reports and high trap counts.
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