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. 2021 Leaf Season gets underway on Monday, November 1

    Posted on October 20, 2021

    Leaf Collection operations are undertaken from approximately November 1 to approximately December 31 each year. Bad weather, especially snow, can make collection take longer. Additional Info...
  2. William Street Storm Sewer Replacement begins in the 100 block

    Posted on August 3, 2021

    Replacement of the William Street storm sewer system, between Caroline and Sophia Street, will start in August and will conclude the first week of November, 2021 in advance of the re-opening of the Chatham Bridge. Read on...