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 four bureaus: Engineering, Project Management, Transportation, and Utilities.

ENGINEERING BUREAU
The Engineering Bureau develops, coordinates, issues, evaluates, and monitors proposals and contracts for highway maintenance and capital projects. The Bureau reviews residential and commercial plans for subdivision plats, and for building and grading permit approval. It also collects and monitors bonding, and coordinates road development and stormwater management inspections.

UTILITIES BUREAU
Within the Utilities Bureau are two divisions: Solid Waste, and Water and Sewerage.

The Solid Waste Division oversees the landfill and the solid waste collection system.

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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