Public Works

About Public Works



Welcome to the Nevada County Department of Public Works.  Public Works consists of 6 seperate divisions overseen by 2 administrative staff:
  • Engineering - Road Design, Bridges, Construction, Traffic, Land Use, County Surveyor Functions.
  • Fleet - County Vehicle and Equipment maintenance
  • Road Maintenance - Maintains 562 miles of public roadways along with numerous bridges and drainage facilities throughout the county, including signs, vegetation management and storm response. 
  • Solid Waste - Household Waste Pickup, Recycling, McCourtney Road Transfer Station
  • Transit Services - Gold Country Stage Transit Services. 
  • Wastewater - Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities, New Sewer Connections. 
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Online Citizen Access Portal

Online Citizen Access Portal


Apply for encroachment permits, check the status of your application and pay fees. Registration is required for most features. ACA User manual can be viewed here. ​
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