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Public Works

Welcome to Austell Public Works!

Our department employs 25 full time staff with over 213 years of professional experience and providing exceptional customer service.

The information provided is designed to provide you with useful information about the services and programs the Public Works Department provides to the citizens of Austell. The entire Public Works team invites you to explore our pages and learn more about what we do. We are fully committed to providing the highest level of service possible while adhering to the City's mission and values and stand ready to assist you. Once again, welcome and enjoy your visit! 

What We Do

Austell Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining streets, stormwater management, household garbage collection, recycling services, and providing water to residents and businesses in the city. Each of these services heavily impacts the total quality of life for our citizens, and each is significant to the balance of our City’s infrastructure.

Maintenance of our roads, streets, right-of-ways, sidewalks, and street signs are important to the safety of our citizens as well as the overall appearance of our City. While large projects, such as curb to curb resurfacing, are general completed by private contractors, the Street Division is responsible for all other related tasks.

Austell’s Water Department purchases water from the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, a regional wholesaler that provides water to governments and large businesses in the county. City water is provided to approximately 2,900 residential and business customers who use more than 1,000,000 gallons of water each day, and at least 63% of these water customers are part of a 51 mile network with the city limits of Austell.

Our Divisions

Austell Public Works is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Administration
  • Community Garden
  • Fleet Services
  • Floodplain Administration
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Stormwater Management
  • Street Maintenance
  • Water