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The Public Works Department consists of three divisions: Engineering, Street Maintenance, and Facilities and Fleet Maintenance.
Phone: (760) 770-3224
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, plan checking and inspection services for grading, on-site and off-site infrastructure improvements for all development, providing professional civil and engineering services for the City, other City departments and private homeowner associations as necessary. Provide project management and contract administration for City projects. The division oversees the majority of the City Capital Improvement Projects and remains committed to maintaining and upgrading the community’s infrastructure through an aggressive Capital Improvement Program, ensuring that new development meets all City standards and responding in a professional and dedicated manner to the concerns of residents and businesses alike.
Speed Limits and Regulations
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2013 Traffic Counts
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Bob Hope Drive N/O Country Club Drive
Standard Plans for Public Works Construction:
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Pending NPDES Rules
For inspection requests, please call our 24 hour inspection line at (760)324-8271 before 3 p.m. and the inspection will be done the following day. Leave the Permit Number, Address and Type of Inspection.
Citizens can come by the Public Works counter and provide the address where the pool is located and the date (1 day permit) when you will be draining.
Capital Improvement Program
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Street Maintenance Division
Phone: (760) 343-0561
This division’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining all public streets, storm drain systems, public rights-of-way, traffic signs, signals and safety lighting, street striping and markings, street sweeping contract administration, signage replacements, and providing the motorists with the latest advances in traffic safety. The division also assists in the continued implementation of the PM10 (Particulate Matter under 10 Micrometers in ambient air pollution) program and in developing programs to meet the requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division
Phone: (760) 343-0561 Ext 521
Facilities and Fleet Maintenance, a division of the Public Works Department, is headed by the Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Manager who plans, directs and coordinates facilities maintenance for City Hall, Library, Public Works Yard, City Hall Annex, two Fire Stations, five parks, 24 centerline miles of landscaped median islands, parkways and Senior Housing Projects. The Fleet Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance Manager supervises a Facilities Maintenance Staff of five technicians. This division is also responsible for contract management services for landscaping maintenance, janitorial services, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance, fleet maintenance and numerous other service contracts to perform routine and extraordinary maintenance services.
The City’s first park, Whitewater Park, is a gem in the desert. The four lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball courts, picnic areas, ball field, and children’s playground area are major attractions. The park is under the watchful eye of a full-time parks maintenance worker.
Rancho Mirage’s second park was dedicated to the memory of the late Michael S. Wolfson, former Mayor and Councilman. This park, which also fronts on the Whitewater Wash, is a passive park facility. The park was specifically designed for the visually impaired; a Braille trail and scent gardens are highlights for the many visitors to the park.
Rancho Mirage’s third park, the Cancer Survivors Park, was built by the Bloch Foundation on City property southwest of City Hall. The park was built to honor the survivors of cancer and provide hope for all cancer patients. Many beautiful sculptures, reflecting pools and tiled benches are featured at this cancer survivor themed park.
Rancho Mirage’s fourth park, the Magnesia Falls Neighborhood Park, is a joint-use facility in conjunction with Palm Springs Unified School District and the Family YMCA of the Desert. This park serves the immediate neighborhood located near Rancho Mirage Elementary School.
Rancho Mirage’s fifth park, the Blixseth Mountain Park, is the City’s first desert park, showcasing indigenous plant materials and featuring the natural environment. This park, with its winding paths, is utilized by desert enthusiasts and the nearby Rancho Mirage Elementary School.