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Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is composed of the following five divisions:

New City Debris Pickup Policy

To review our city’s new debris pickup policy, please click the portal below:

Online Work Order Request

You may submit an Online Work Order Request to our Public Works Department through this Portal: 

Report Storm Water & Illegal Dumping

You may report any Storm Water issues here, such as: pollution concerns or blockage issues. You may also report any illegal dumping concerns you may have:

Street Department: Performance Reports

Here you may view a short summary of our Public Works Department’s weekly performance reports:

Quick links to frequent topics:


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City of Anniston Public Works Department
4309 McClellan Blvd
Anniston, Alabama  36206

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2168
Anniston, Alabama 36202

Phone: 256-231-7742
Fax:      256-231-7748

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

City Cemetery provides management, care, and control of all the cemeteries that are owned by the City. Those cemeteries are Edgemont and Hillside.

Opening and closing grave: 

  1. for funerals to be conducted on Monday through Friday, $500.00;
  2. for funerals to be conducted on Saturday, Sunday, or city declared holidays, $600.00.


An individual may prepay for the opening and closing of a grave on a pre-need basis by the present payment of the highest fee charged for the opening and closing of an adult grave with all applicable additional charges included therein.

Electrical & Building Maintenence is responsible for the electrical & building maintenance of City owned buildings, traffic control devices, street lights, and the displaying of flags on holidays. They also assist in decorating for the Christmas season.

Engineering provides preparation, review, and approval of plans and specifications for construction and environmental projects in and for the City of Anniston, including site plans, subdivisions, and roadways. Also, acts as the City’s floodplain administrator and coordinates construction activities in the City rights-of-way.

Contact: Lance Armbrester, City Engineer, 256-231-7750

City Garage

The City Garage division is responsible for servicing, maintaining, and repairing all City owned equipment and vehicles.

The Street Department is responsible for the pick-up of brush and certain allowable household discardable items. This division further provides for the maintenance of City ditches, right-of-ways, streets, sidewalks, and storm drains. This division further oversees the operation of the City’s Paint & Sign Shop, and Tree Trimming.

Paint & Sign Shop: paints appropriate markings on streets, curbs, and City parking lots, supports traffic sign regulation, and maintains/installs all street signs.

Tree Trimming is responsible for routine tree trimming and the removal of trees located on the right-of-ways, within the City’s parks, and upon other City property.