Public Works Department

Our Purpose

We are responsible for maintaining publicly owned facilities in the City, including streets, storm drains, parks and buildings, and for providing public services such as local transit, solid waste collection and disposal, street lighting and supporting services and programs.

In short, we fix, replace, install, pickup, design, construct, repair, reconstruct, inspect, maintain and protect the City’s physical infrastructure in Laguna Beach to ensure the safety, security and satisfaction of residents, businesses and visitors.

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Police Citizen Academy to Start Thursday, September 4
8/14/2014  The Police Department’s 13 week Citizen Academy is still accepting applications until August 28, 2014. It takes place every Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is an exciting educational experience. See attached press release.

Tuesday, August 26 - Mobility Community Workshop
8/8/2014  A public workshop is scheduled on August 26 at the Laguna Beach Community & Susi Q Center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to obtain community input on recommendations for the Enhanced Mobility and Complete Streets Transition Plan. This meeting is to finalize the ideas and recommendations that were discussed and presented at the previous June 10, 2014, public meeting. The next step, after the August 26 public meeting, is to start working on the preparation of a draft plan. A subsequent meeting (including the Planning Commission and the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee) will be held for draft plan public review and comments in October of 2014. The Final Plan will be reviewed by the City Council in early 2015.

Laguna Canyon Road Corridor Improvement Assessment
8/8/2014  On Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m., the Laguna Beach City Council will receive a presentation from staff and RBF Consulting regarding the Laguna Canyon Road Corridor Improvement Assessment. The Assessment was conducted over the past year to generate and assess concepts for improving State Highway 133 and the Laguna Canyon Road corridor between the intersections of El Toro Road and Canyon Acres Drive. The report is a preliminary exploration of concepts to improve mobility for emergency responders, drivers, transit riders, bicyclists, and pedestrians along Laguna Canyon Road. It is important to note that Caltrans owns and controls Highway 133/Laguna Canyon Road. Both Caltrans and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are serving as important resources during development of the Assessment report and will continue to work closely with the City and the community on improvements of the Laguna Canyon Road corridor. The purpose of the report is to start a dialogue with the community about the possibilities for improving the corridor. The report will be available for review in the City Clerk’s Office and on the City’s website starting on Friday, August 15, 2014.

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Public Works
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0711 Fax: (949) 494-1864 fax