Department of Public Works
For a brief video introduction to the Department of Public Works, please click here.
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.
Recycling Center & Bulky Waste Curbside Collection Fees
BULKY WASTE PICK-UP FLAT FEE = $5.00
plus the cost of any items listed 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)
Click here for
ONLINE PAYMENT PORTAL
For more information about the Portsmouth Recycling Center - click here
For more information on Bulky Waste Curbside Collection - click here
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