Welcome to the City of New Bern Public Works Department Homepage. We are
proud to serve the citizens of New Bern by providing many of the
essential services that add to your quality of life. The information contained
in this Homepage is provided to help you in accessing and gaining full
utilization of our services. If you have any questions or need further
assistance, please contact our office.
Mark A. Stephens, P.E.
Director of Public Works
300 Pollock Street
P.O. Box 1129
New Bern, N.C. 28563
Phone: (252) 639-7501
Fax: (252) 636-1848
The Public Works Department consists of the following divisions:
Administration is the office of the director and administrative
staff, and provides general services and routing information.
Garage maintains the City vehicles and provides equipment
service and repairs.
Insurance is responsible for general liability and property
damage, as well as claims management.
Leaf & Limb provides pickup service for household
furniture, appliances, leaf and limb collection and yard waste. Loose leaf pickup lasts from November 1 through February 28. Please pile loose leaves, free of debris & limbs, near but not in the street.
Public Buildings is responsible for the maintenance
and repair of all city-owned buildings.
Sanitation provides residential and commercial solid
Stormwater is responsible for the annual maintenance and repair of the City's storm drainage system and improving the condition of the storm drainage throughout the city.
Streets is responsible for streets, sidewalks, drainage,and rights-of-way construction and repair. The Streets Division provides driveway permitting and banner permitting.