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. Christmas holiday will cause shift in some curbside trash/recycle collection days

    Posted on December 12, 2019

    City offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday December 25 for Christmas Holiday. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Timely info about Bats: they can eat 8000 bugs A NIGHT!

    Posted on October 1, 2019

    Don't just think about bats at Halloween! They help us all year long, eating 6,000-8,000 insects a night. Provide a habitat and you can throw away the bug spray! Additional Info...