To protect residents and staff against COVID-19, please make an appointment if you need to visit this Department. Alternatively, you may be able to complete your City business online. To make an appointment, please call: 427-1530.
Welcome to the Department of Public Works
Tuesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM
7:45 AM – 6:15 PM (July 1, 2021 - Oct. 11, 2021)
Wednesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM
Thursday: 7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Click on the tabs above for the various resources available to residents.
Under the "Projects" tab you will find links to the GIS map information on all projects and tabs for major projects currently underway.
In addition to these, several of the street construction projects are implementing the City's Complete Streets Policy, adopted in 2013. The City has committed to “approach every transportation improvement and project phase as an opportunity to create safer, more accessible streets for all users,” and to use the best and latest design standards available. For links to more information about specific Complete Streets projects - click here.
Department of Public Works
Monday to Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Recycling Center & Bulky Waste Curbside Collection Fees as of 7/1/20
BULKY WASTE PICK-UP FLAT FEE = $5.00
(plus the cost of the item(s) below)
FEE PER ITEM:
$5.00 per item
Propane Tank (20 lbs. or larger)
$10.00 per item
$20.00 per item
Items containing Freon - (CFC removal)
For more information about the Portsmouth Recycling Center - click here
For more information on Bulky Waste Curbside Collection - click here
Things to Know
December 10, 2020
CAPTION: Four students from the UNH Civil and Environmental Engineering Capstone Program are wo...Read More
November 4, 2020
With winter weather now appearing in weather forecasts, the Portsmouth Department of Public Works is urging re...Read More
November 4, 2020
The City of Portsmouth Public Works Department is hosting a public input meeting via Zoom to discuss potential...Read More
October 21, 2020
As the Department of Public Works prepares to start field work, they will host a second Public Input Meeting o...Read More