Public Works

Public Works crew in Cannon Beach

The Public Works Department plans, organizes, integrates and directs the programs and maintenance functions of the City’s water treatment and distribution system, roads and streets, wastewater treatment plant and wastewater collection system, stormwater, and parks and community services, to ensure the safe and ongoing operations of the City’s utility systems and services and overall infrastructure. It is the goal of the Public Works Department to accomplish its purpose and objectives in such a manner that the citizens of Cannon Beach and professional peers view the department as a model for providing the highest quality of customer service. Staff in the public works department perform some of the most visible and important functions in City government. The Public Works Department is charged with protecting the longevity of all City facilities, streets, roads, drainage networks, water quality and related natural resource systems, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, recycling, parks, and transit facilities.