Public Works

Residency Requirements

You must live within city boundaries and your home zip code must be 22401 to receive services. Many homes that are not actually within the city limits have a Fredericksburg mailing address.

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The Public Works Department provides project design, contract administration, and construction supervision and inspection for various public works projects. It also oversees the street lighting, sidewalk maintenance, tree trimming, street maintenance, and the Public Works Capital Improvements Program.

  1. Martin Luther King holiday will not change curbside trash/recycling collection

    Posted on January 13, 2022

    City offices will be closed Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. There will be no changes in the trash and recycling curbside collection schedule. Monday collections will proceed as usual. *Snow or slippery weather may change this* Read on...
  2. Christmas tree collection delayed

    Posted on December 29, 2021

    UPDATE: Christmas tree collection originally scheduled to start January 10 has been delayed by snow and storm remediation. Read on...
  3. Next Household Hazardous Collection set for May 7, 2022

    Posted on December 20, 2021

    The next Household Hazardous Collection will be held May 7, 2022 at the Stafford Regional Airport, 95 Aviation Way, Fredericksburg, VA 22406 Read on...