Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works assists the Board of Carroll County Commissioners in the efficient operation of a wide variety of responsibilities. The Department is comprised of the following nine bureaus: Airport, Building Construction, Engineering, Facilities, Fleet Management / Warehouse Operations, Permits and Inspections, Roads Operations, Solid Waste, and Utilities. Through those offices the bureaus handle all the County’s civil and utility engineering needs; enforce public works agreements between the County and developers/contractors; building permitting and inspections; procure land needed for public projects; administer capital construction and maintenance of public improvements; fleet, road and bridge maintenance; domestic water treatment and supply; sanitary sewer and solid waste, including landfills and the recycling program; and the regional airport administration. The Department also assists with the oversight and implementation of the local para transit system.