Public Works

Who to Contact

Public Works departments throughout the United States are responsible for a variety of different services. What Charlotte County Public Works handles may vary from the department in your hometown. 

In an effort to assist our residents and visitors, we have provided the following information (please note that individuals within the incorporated city limits of Punta Gorda should contact the City's Public Works Department at 941.575.5050):

Abandoned Vehicle Sheriff's Office - 941.639.2101
Adopt-a-Road Solid Waste - 941.764.4390
Animal Carcass Animal Services - 941.764.4320
Bidding Information Purchasing Department - 941.743.1378
Brush/Tree Overgrowth Public Works - 941.575.3600
Building  
   Site Plan Review Community Development - 941.743.1249
   Inspections  Building - 941.743.1204
   Permits  Building - 941.743.1201
   Code Compliance  Building - 941.743.1201
Cemeteries  
   El Jobean Cemetery Historical site only
   Hickory Bluff Cemetery Historical site only
   Indian Spring Cemetery Public Works - 941.575.3626
   Lt. Carl Bailey Cemetery Public Works - 941.575.3626
Drainage Problem Public Works - 941.575.3600
Illegal Dumping Solid Waste - 866.938.6722
Impact Fees Zoning - 941.743.1964
Landfill Solid Waste - 941.764.4360
Lighting  
   Existing street light Florida Power & Light - 941.639.1106
Lot Ownership Property Appraiser - 941.743.1400
Mosquito Control Pest Management - 941.764.4360
Mowing  
   On lot  
      Residence Zoning Code Compliance - 941.743.1545
      Vacant lot Lot owner
   In right-of-way  
      Residence Zoning Code Compliance - 941.743.1545
      Vacant lot Public Works - 941.575.3680
Obstruction in Roadway Public Works - 941.575.3600
Pothole/Roadway Damage Public Works - 941.575.3600
Road Grading Public Works - 941.575.3600
Roadways  
   County (public) Public Works - 941.575.3600
   Federal Dept. of Transportation - 941.255.7426
   Private Private source
   State Dept. of Transportation - 941.255.7426
Sandbags Private source
Septic Systems Health Department - 941.743.1266
Sinkhole Public Works - 941.575.3600
Street Sweeping Public Works - 941.575.3600
Surveying  
   Elevation Certificates Zoning - 941.743.1964
   Residential surveys Private source
Utilities  
   Electric Florida Power & Light - 941.639.1106
   Garbage collection Waste Management - 941.629.1106
   Sewer/water Charlotte County Utilities - 941.764.4360
Vacant Lot Maintenance  
   On lot Lot owner
   Right-of-way Public Works - 941.575.3680
Waterways  
   Boat docks Private source
   Dead fish Environmental Health - 941.743.1266
   Debris removal Private source
   Odors Environmental Health - 941.743.1266
   Seawalls Private source
   Vegetation Pest Management - 941.764.4360
Yard Waste Waste Management - 941.629.1106