Public Works Department

The responsibilities of the Public Works Department encompass an array of services including the following:


The Public Works crew routinely performs street maintenance (signs, striping, potholes, crack sealing, etc.), storm drain clearance, City-wide landscaping, tree maintenance/trimming/care and janitorial services. The Department provides facility maintenance and landscaping for City facilities, including: City Hall, the “Y” at Highway 33 and Maricopa Highway, Libbey Bowl, Boyd Center/Martin Gym, Libbey Park, Sarzotti Park, Skateboard Park, Rotary Park, Cluff Vista Park, and Daly Park. The Department is also responsible for the Police Department and Museum building exteriors and parking lots.  Click here to submit a maintenance service request to the Public Works Staff.

Transportation (Trolley)

The Trolley Department operates the Ojai Trolley Service and coordinates with Gold Coast Transit. This group includes over a dozen part-time trolley drivers who are closely monitored for compliance with State and Federal regulations, and other mandates.  Click here to access the Ojai Trolley website.


Encroachment, special event, facility rental and water well permits are administered by Public Works staff.

Nordhoff Cemetery

Public Works maintains the extensive plot and internment records for the Nordohoff cemetery in addition to maintaining the cemetery grounds.