CALVERT COUNTY, MARYLAND

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

PUBLIC WORKS

ORIGIN & FUNCTIONS


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

The Department of Public Works supervises all public building construction projects, as well as road and bridge construction and maintenance projects. The Department also reviews all subdivision plats, and building and grading permits.

Under the Department are six Divisions: Engineering and Transportation, Fleet Maintenance, Highway Maintenance, Project Management, Solid Waste and Recycling, and Water and Sewerage.

ENGINEERING & TRANSPORTATION DIVISION
Formerly called the Engineering Bureau, the Engineering and Transportation Division develops, coordinates, issues, evaluates, and monitors proposals and contracts for highway maintenance and capital projects. The Division also reviews residential and commercial plans for subdivision plats, and for building and grading permit approval. Moreover, it collects and monitors bonding, and coordinates road development and stormwater management inspections.

ENTERPRISE FUND OPERATIONS
Formerly called the Utilities Bureau, Enterprise Fund Operations is responsible for two divisions: Solid Waste and Recycling, and Water and Sewerage.

The Solid Waste and Recycling Division directs the landfill, the solid waste collection system, and the recycling program.

The Water and Sewerage Division oversees water and sewerage management for the County (County Code, secs. 16-101 through 16-201).

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