The Public Works Department is divided into Five Divisions: Air Quality, Development
Services, Planning, Engineering and Roads. It is one of the largest departments
with Polk County and offers community services including construction, maintenance
and inventory of Polk County Secondary Roads and bridge system, including survey,
design and inspection, maintenance and snow removal, vegetation control, land use
planning and regulations, building regulations, construction inspection, sewer infrastructure,
air quality control and code enforcement.
The mission of the Polk County Public Works Department is to develop, manage, and
maintain the highest quality road system, provide excellent snow removal and weed
eradication services, promote orderly growth, protect our health and environment
and ensure structures and uses are safe and sound. All these services help to enhance
the quality of life for all citizens of Polk County.