Public Works Department

The Public Works Department consists of three divisions – Building Inspection, Engineering, and Maintenance, all committed to providing a safe, clean, and attractive community for all who live, work, or visit the City of Newark.


MISSION: The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide and maintain the most desirable environment for the community by ensuring that all City property is maintained to the highest standards possible, all buildings within our community are safe, sound, and of high quality, and that all City facilities are designed, constructed, and function to the highest degree of safety and utility in a cost-effective manner.

37101 Newark Boulevard
Newark, CA 94560

Contact Information
Telephone: (510) 578-4589
Fax: (510) 578-4243

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday & alternating Fridays
(permits will not be issued after 4:30pm) 

Please note: City offices are closed every other Friday
(check City calendar for exact closure dates)

Soren Fajeau
Public Works Director