Public Works

Mission Statement
To provide services to the citizens of Humboldt County in a cooperative and responsive method within available resources.


The responsibilities of the Public Works Department include preparing plans and specifications, inspecting construction projects, maintaining County roads and bridges, managing County properties and right-of-way, preparing  environmental documents, obtaining regulatory permits, administering solid waste franchises and facilities, and  maintaining three County levee systems, County facilities, ten County Parks, County Trail systems and community forests, six County airport systems, Motor Pool and the Heavy Equipment Garage.