To provide the People of Lake County a consistent, high level of service in public works and contribute to the vitality of the region while protecting and enhancing the quality of life in Lake County.
The Department is administered by the Director of Public Works and a management staff consisting of Division Managers. The Director also serves as Airport Manager, County Road Commissioner, and County Engineer.
The Adopt-A-Road Program provides an opportunity for businesses, organizations, or individuals to save taxpayer dollars and beautify the community by removing litter along a stretch of a County road. A sign is placed at the beginning of the adopted road section in recognition of the adopter's contribution.
Learn more by seeing the Adopt-a-Road page.
The general public can report problems/concerns pertaining to County maintained or County Service Area roads online, or by calling 707-263-2341 or 707-994-4824 or submit on line at
If your complaint is regarding flooding, downed trees, lines, or debris across or in the traveling roadway on weekends, holidays, or after 5 pm on weekdays, please notify the California Highway Patrol at 707-467-4420. The online complaint system is not monitored during off hours.