Public Works

Department of Public Works
101 Newton Avenue
Camden, New Jersey 08102
Traffic, Park, & Facility Maintenance
Electrical Bureau, Garbage and Trash, Recycling,
Clean out/Board-ups, Lot/Grass Cutting/ Cleaning,
Debris Removal, Street Sweeping, Pothole Repairs
Street Signs, Adopt-a-lot, Leaf Collection,
Snow Removal, Inspections
Bureau of Parks & Open Spaces
American Water – Contract Services Camden, NJ
Leaf Collection Schedule
2017 twice week trash collection schedule
AWCS Web Site

It is the charge of the Mayor’s Administration to provide a living environment that is clean, pristine and comfortable for residents of the city. As the Director of Public Works, my primary focus is to ensure that this mandate is carried out, and that Camden’s environment is a source of pride for its residents.

The Department of Public Works, Director’s Office handles all administrative functions of the Department of Public Works. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Radio Dispathing
  • Time Keeping
  • Payroll
  • Billing
  • Purchasing
  • Complaint Intake
  • Budgeting
  • Reports


The Public Works Hotline was established as a means for the public to report any unsafe condition needing immediate attention. It can be accessed 24 hours a day. The hotline is manned Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.