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Colusa County is now managing recreation activities at East Park Reservoir. We are currently working on developing a reservation system and marking campsites. Visit our Parks and Recreation page to learn more.

Additionally, an interactive First Responders Flood Map is now available for review here

Divisions
Contact
Scott M. Lanphier
Director of Public Works

Michael J. Azevedo
Assistant Director of Public Works

1215 Market St.
Colusa, CA  95932

Phone: (530) 458-0466
Fax: (530) 458-2035

Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The divisions of the Public Works Department are:

Mission Statement

To advance the life, safety and general welfare of the public by being effective, efficient and responsible for planning, engineering, construction and operation/maintenance of the following activities:

  • Transportation System, Roads, Bridges
  • Solid Waste Enterprise System
  • County Service Areas
  • Flood Control & Water Conservation District
  • County Surveyor

and to strive for higher professional standards, by exchanging information and ideas, and by stimulating a friendly and cooperative spirit among the citizens of Colusa County.

Responsibilities

The Public Works Department performs a number of management functions and oversees numerous activities in service to the citizens of the county including:

  • Issuing and inspecting encroachment and transportation permits for work performed within the public right of way and the movement of extralegal loads on roadways.
  • Managing and overseeing flood control and conservation districts.
  • Managing and overseeing transportation planning.
  • Managing, operating, constructing, and maintaining public roads, bridges, and various other related road features.
  • Managing solid waste operations, county landfills, and the transfer station.
  • Operating county service areas.
  • Overseeing the Transit Division.
  • Performing the duties of the county surveyor.
  • Working with other county departments to process and provide guidelines for various land development matters such as subdivisions, property surveys, and use permits.