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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Public Works

APWA AccreditationThe Public Works Department utilizes a skilled, engaged workforce to enhance the quality of life for Charlotte County residents by continually improving infrastructure and providing services in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the community.

The Public Works Department builds and maintains roadways, bridges, navigable waterways, stormwater infrastructure, traffic lights and signs, rights-of-ways and landscaping in unincorporated areas of Charlotte County while protecting and preserving the environment.

The Department further provides solid waste management including curbside service and operation of the landfill, manages mosquito and aquatic weed control programs and operates the Indian Spring and Lieutenant Carl Bailey Cemeteries.


Director of Public Works - John Elias

John Elias

Director of Public Works

John Elias serves as the director of Public Works and oversees all divisions, staffing and projects.

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Department News

County Urges Contractor Storm Preparations

County Urges Contractor Storm Preparations

Sep. 25, 2022 9:31 am

Now is a good time to think about securing construction job sites.

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County Commission Schedules Emergency Meeting Sept. 26

County Commission Schedules Emergency Meeting Sept. 26

Sep. 23, 2022 12:47 pm

Emergency County Commission meeting scheduled for Sept. 26.

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Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures on San Domingo Boulevard  News Image

Traffic Advisory - Lane Closures on San Domingo Boulevard

July 11, 2022 4:41 pm

Intermittent lane closures will occur on San Domingo Boulevard, between Calumet and Calumet boulevards from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, July 18 through Tuesday, March 14.

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