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. Instead of Raking this year, Leave the Leaves to improve your soil

    Posted on October 14, 2019

    In anticipation of upcoming “leaf season”, we’d like suggest a different way of looking at the leaves in your yard. Consider using them to improve your soil instead of transporting collected leaves to the landfill as waste. Read on...
  2. Fall Household Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday, November 9

    Posted on October 11, 2019

    The Household Hazardous and electronics collection open to City and Stafford residents will be held Saturday, 11/9, from 9am-3pm at City Shop parking lot, 1000 Tyler St Additional Info...
  3. Please watch video on website explaining proper glass recycling

    Posted on September 30, 2019

    While glass is still accepted in curbside bins, you will help the community more by taking glass to Belman Rd or the landfill and placing it in the designated container. Read on...