Public Works Department

Octavio Hurtado
Director of Public Works

Director of Public Works
831-386-5927 (direct)

212 South Vanderhurst Ave
King City, CA 93930
PH: (831) 385-3281 
After hours: (831) 601-0301


Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Holidays


The Department of Public Works is dedicated to providing quality infrastructure that enhances economic growth and civic vitality. Public Works performs a wide variety of tasks and is assigned the responsibility of designed, construction and maintenance of the City’s public facilitates such a streets, sidewalks; sanitary sewers, storm drains, grading, swimming pools, and improving traffic safety. Public Works also manages public utility installation plans, designing of City’s utilities infrastructure, as well as the review and approval of all subdivisions, and issuance of encroachment permits. The department also coordinates a variety of activities and services including specifications for public works related construction projects; the design and inspection of public facilities; and provides custodial service to City facilities and City parks.

King City Local Roadway Safety Plan 2022


City Lights / Traffic Signals
Report inoperable streetlights and traffic signal concerns by contacting (831) 385-3281

After hours or on weekends you may leave a message on the City’s Streetlight Hotline – (831) 682-1007

City Sidewalk / Potholes
Report a damaged, raised or hazardous City sidewalk or a pothole by contacting (831) 385-3281

City Facilities
To report an unsafe condition at a City facility contact (831) 385-3281

After Hours 831-682-1007

Illicit Discharges / Hazardous Spills

Report an illicit discharge or hazardous spill by contacting City Hall at (831) 385-3281.

After Hours, please call Monterey County Emergency Communications at (831) 385-8311 or by calling 911.