Public Works


Welcome to the City of Palos Heights Public Works Department. On a daily basis, more residents of Palos Heights make use of the Public Works Department than any other service of the city. 

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The Public Works Department is divided into four (4) divisions of responsibility:

  • Municipal Grounds & Property
  • Roads & Construction
  • Water & Sewer
  • Vehicle Maintenance

 The staff consists of 18 full-time employees supplemented by seasonal employees in the summer months. Employees are on call 24/7 to respond to:

  • Snow events
  • Water main breaks
  • Sewer problems
  • Storm damage
  • Heavy rainfall
  • Equipment failure/problems

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