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Public Works

15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012

Dave Chambers, Department Director

The Public Works Department is responsible for providing safe, effective transportation and building within the city of Aurora through quality planning, design, construction and maintenance.The department employs people in various capabilities to achieve the goals of the department.


Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Public Works Department is to effectively promote and maintain a high level of economic welfare and quality of life in Aurora through the planning, design, construction, inspection, review, approval and maintenance of Aurora’s transportation and drainage infrastructure.


  • Continually improve and maintain the city’s transportation infrastructure as its population grows. 
  • Effectively promote citizens, businesses and roadway users with exceptional quality engineering, inspection, development review, floodplain management, right-of-way, traffic and maintenance services.
Service divisions under the management of Public Works are:

Engineering Services
Project and capital improvement design, specifications and review

Real Property Services
Manages City real estate transactions and property records.

Technical Services
GIS, CAD, plan submittal and document management

Land Survey Services
Boundary, benchmarks, project survey and control
13645 E Ellsworth Ave.

Street Services Division
Improve and maintains roadways, street sweeping and snow removal
15740 E. 32nd Ave.

Facilities Maintenance
Maintains City buildings

Building Division
Information on building in Aurora and Permit Center
303-739-7416, 24 hour message center
303-739-7412 Inspection requests Fax 
Public Improvement Inspections
Inspection of public improvements including streets, walks and drainage
Due Diligence Checklist and P.I. Permit
Traffic Control Plan Instructions 

Materials Lab
Evaluates materials used in roadway and utility construction
15700 E. 32nd Ave.
Traffic Section
Installs and maintains traffic control devices 
City of Aurora Colorado -- 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy -- Aurora, CO 80012            Access Aurora: 303-739-7000