The Department and its team members are proud to deliver many of the essential services residents and visitors depend on and enjoy 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Tom MacDonald SJCity

Director of Public Works: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (269) 985-0307
Address: 1160 Broad Street (physical address for shipments, etc.); Mailing address: 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085


Hours: 7:30 am - 4 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY? PLEASE CALL (269) 983-2571

The Public Works Facility is open to the public by appointment only. To make a service request please contact the Department by telephone at (269) 983-6341 or by using the link below.

Effective in the fall of 2015, the Department of Public Works was divided into two major components: The Streets/Sewer/Water departments is overseen by the Director of Public Works. The second major component, which includes Parks/Grounds/Cemetery/Marina/Ice Rink/Fountain, is overseen by the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Both departments and their team members are proud to deliver many of the essential services residents and visitors depend on and enjoy 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Keep it BlueWe can all do our part to keep our streams, rivers and Lake Michigan clean and healthy. Learn more about our water resources and what you can do to protect them by visiting www.swmpc.org/water.asp. To find out when and how to report water pollution incidents visit http://www.swmpc.org/report.asp

2013 Invasive Plant Survey and Assessment by Native Landscapes, LLC
2015 - 2020 Invasive Plant Management Plan by Applied Ecological Services, Inc. 

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