New Bern Public Works





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 it provides general services and routing informa- tion.

Garage maintains the City vehicles and provides equip-ment 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. Leaf & Limb also picks up holiday trees for disposal. Make sure your tree is free of holiday decorations, lights, and tinsel and leave curbside for pickup.

Public Buildings is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all city-owned buildings.

Sanitation provides residential and commercial solid waste collection.

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.

Current bid opportunity: Wayfinding Project

Contact Us:

Director (252) 639-7501
Administration (252) 639-7501
Garage (252) 639-7516
Insurance (252) 639-7503
Leaf & Limb (252) 639-7521
Public Buildings (252) 639-7501
Sanitation (252) 639-7501
Stormwater (252) 639-7501
Streets (252) 639-7519

City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Public Works Main # (252) 639-7501
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