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, County Engineer and District Engineer for Special Districts. ​


The Adopt-A-Road Program provides an opportunity for business's, organizations or individuals to save taxpayers 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...

Road Complaints

The general public can report problems/concerns pertaining to County maintained or County Service Area roads on-line, or by calling 263-2341 or 994-4824.  If your complaint is regarding flooding, downed trees/lines/debris across or in the travelling roadway on the weekends, holidays, or after 5:00 PM weekdays, please notify CHP (707) 467-4420.  The online complaint system is not monitored during off hours.