A Message from the Director of Public Works 

A Message from the Director of Public Works.


EFFECTIVE JUNE 15TH, 2021 THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR
 APPOINTMENTS AND WALK-INS.  



APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE ON
TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS
BETWEEN 1:00 & 4:00 PM. 

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT 


 WALK-INS FROM 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

           

                                            ONLINE SERVICES

Online services will still be available and continue to be enhanced for ease of reporting service requests and applying for permits. Services include permit submission and on line service requests

SUBMIT AN ONLINE SERVICE REQUEST 

Public Works encourages the public to continue to use these services as a safe, effective and environmentally friendly alternative.  The Public is welcome to call Public Works prior to scheduling appointments as we may be able to answer your questions over the phone or direct you to an available online service.
If you do need to visit us at the Eric Rood Center consider using our Nevada County Connects transit service system. 

                                                    
 Don't know how to use our online Service Request app?  Give us a call and we can walk you through the process. 
               

GENERAL BUSINESS HOURS

Public Works is available by phone Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for questions and assistance with general questions and inquiries 
Contact us at:
(530) 265-1411 general questions
 or 
Email us at: Public.Works@co.nevada.ca.us 

For your convenience Drop-off boxes will continue to be available inside the Community Development Agency lobby for submission of paperwork and payments.    

• If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately.

• Downed power lines should be reported to 911 and then PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.

• For trees in power lines contact PG&E at: https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/outages/current-outages/report-view-an-electric-outage/find-or-report-electric-outages.page or at 1-800-743-5000.

• If you have a non-emergency road issue, please submit a work order via our online e-service application for “Service Requests at : https://nevadacountyca.portal.iworq.net/portalhome/nevadacountyca. If you do not have internet access you may call 530-265-1411 during regular business hours and leave a message that will be picked up periodically. After hours non-emergencies can be reported to the Sheriffs Non-Emergency line at 530-265-7880.

Road Maintenance and Sanitation District crews are fully staffed and working during this time. Snow Plow Operators will be working  24-hour shifts during storms. For information regarding what to expect in regards to county snowplow services visit our website article on “Living in Snow Country https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2649/Living-in-Snow-Country and our Nevada County Government Code at https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2655/Snow-Plow-Operations---County-Code

During these difficult times we do appreciate your patience as we strive to provide service to our customers.

Trisha Tillotson

Acting Director, Department of Public Works