Public Works

 
The primary functions of this Department are street and sidewalk construction and maintenance (including street rights-of-way), solid waste and recycling collection, parks maintenance and landscaping, fleet maintenance, building maintenance and storm water construction and maintenance.

The Public Works Director is C.J. O'Neill, PE. Mr. O'Neill has served the Town since 2006 and can be reached at 704-708-1242 or e-mail.

The Public Works Department is located at 1600 Tank Town Road, Matthews, NC 28105.
Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday 8 am - 4 pm.
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* New Recycling can colors:

As of May 15, 2019 recycling cans that are replaced or provided to new residences will be blue with a light blue lid, instead of the current green can. This is a result of Republic Services new company standard. Republic will continue to service the green cans for recycling also.

* New trash can colors:


As of May 26, 2017 trash cans that are replaced or provided to new residences will be blue with a black lid, instead of the current blue. This is a result of Republic Services new company standard. Republic will continue to service the blue cans for trash also.


 
 Frequently used links and phone numbers:

Acceptable Recyclables

Adopt a Street

Trash Questions & Bulk Trash Pick Up, Republic Services: 704-393-6900

Pavement Conditions

Powell Bill Street Listing

Powell Bill Street Map (streets maintained by the Town)

2020 Recycling Calendar

2019 Recycling Calendar

Right of  Way Policy

Sewer Backup, Charlotte Water: 311 (local) or 704-336-7600

Speed Hump Policy

Stormwater Issue, Mecklenburg County 311 (local) or 704-336-7600.

New Street Light Request

Trash Street/Pickup Day Listing

Water leak, Charlotte Water: 311 (local) or 704-336-7600
For issues regarding state-maintained roads (see Powell Bill map above), you can report that on NCDOT's website.

For more information on trash and recycling, please visit our  Garbage & Recycling Page

For more information on stormwater issues, including driveway pipes and sink holes, please visit our Stormwater Page

For more information on streets, potholes, driveway permits, encroachment permits and sidewalks, please visit our  Streets Page

For more information on keeping Matthews beautiful, including adopt-a-street, Arbor Day, Celebration Trees, please visit our  Town Beautification Page

For information on drinking water, sanitary sewer, street lighting, electricity, and natural gas, please visit our Other Utilities Page 
 
 
 

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