The Public Works Department maintains all of the City’s parks and athletic fields. This includes mowing grass, weed-wacking, edging, maintenance of all irrigation systems. Fertilizing, seeding, also at library, firehouse and city hall. Cutting City owned lots, street shoulders and retention basins. Cleaning all athletic field bathrooms and re-stocking, picking up trash in parks and other city owned properties.
- Dragging baseball fields daily and layout of football field and paint of lines weekly during season.
- Street sweeping on city roads.
- Pick up white goods and metal throughout city.
- City-wide leaf collection in Spring and Fall each year.
- Maintain a Class B recycling facility for our leaf compost.
- Minor street repair from patching potholes to small overlay paving jobs.
- Handling sewer house calls during normal business hours.
- Routinely checking the 14 pump stations to make sure all equipment is in working order.
- Snow plowing and spreading salt on all city streets, parking lots and city buildings.
- Road miles in city: 38.1
- Curb miles in city: 76.2
Frequently Asked Questions:
Notify the Atlantic City Electric Company online by clicking here.
If the pot hole is located on a state highway, you will need to notify the state by clicking here.
If the pot hole is located on a county road, you will need to notify the county by calling 1-888-426-9243 or by clicking here.
If the pot hole is located on a city street, you will need to contact the Public Works Department at (609) 646-0664 during business hours, or contact police dispatch after hours at (609) 641-0667.
If the deer is on a state highway you will need to notify the state online by clicking here.
If the deer is on a county road you will need to call the county at 1-888-426-9243.
If the deer is on a city street you can call the Public Works Department 8:30am to 4:30pm at (609) 646-0664.
Contact the Public Works Department at (609) 646-0664 during office hours or contact police dispatch after hours at (609) 641-0667. We will respond and determine responsibility and advise or correct the problem. Please be aware that the homeowner is responsible from the house to the curbside lateral and the City is responsible from the curbside lateral and roadway.
Please DO NOT call 9-1-1 or the police department to report a power outage. During power outages the 9-1-1 call enter is frequently inundated with calls from people reporting an outage or requesting the status of an outage. The police department cannot help you with this type of request.
To report a power outage please contact Atlantic City Electric by calling 1-800-833-7476. Reports and status inquires can also be made online by visiting the Power Outage Map, or by downloading a free iOS or Android device app.
If you suspect a gas leak or other problem with your service, contact the South Jersey Gas Company at 1-800-582-7060. If anyone feels ill or there is a fire, get to a safe location and call 9-1-1 immediately.
Three Signs to Identify a Gas Leak
Look, Listen and Smell:
- Look for dirt blowing into the air, persistent bubbling in standing water, or discolored/dead vegetation around the pipeline area.
- Listen for any unusual hissing or roaring sound.
- Smell an odor like rotten eggs.
What to do:
- Evacuate from the area immediately.
- DO NOT use anything that may cause a spark, including lighters, matches, cigarettes, telephones (including cellular), flashlights or any motorized equipment such as automatic garage door openers.
- Do not attempt to operate pipeline valves.
After You Evacuate:
- Call 911, followed by the South Jersey Gas 24-hour gas leak hotline at 1-800-582-7060.
- Stay away from the area until declared safe by South Jersey Gas and/or fire officials.
The public water is provided through the New Jersey American Water Company. The 24-hour Customer Care Center number is 1-800-652-6987.