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. Residential storm debris must be on curb by 7:30am Fri 7/8 to be collected

    Posted on June 30, 2022

    City crews have begun collecting residential storm debris from curbs. All storm debris must be on curb by 7:30am Friday, July 8 to be collected. CORRECTION: Branches must be less than 12" in diameter and no more than 4' in length. Read on...
  2. July 4th holiday will not affect curbside trash/recycling schedule

    Posted on June 28, 2022

    City offices will be closed Monday July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no holiday changes in curbside trash and recycling service. All collections normally made on Monday will proceed as usual. Read on...
  3. The Annual Water Quality Report has been released and published on website

    Posted on May 23, 2022

    The Annual Water Reports (comprised of the previous year’s readings) are designed to inform you about your drinking water quality. Read on...