Service Yard Building

The Public Works Services Division maintains the physical framework of the City of Chino.  Public streets, public centers and parks provide a vital connection between the citizens of the community and the City in which they live. The Public Works Services Division aids in maintaining that connection by properly caring for the City’s right-of way.

In addition to the day-to-day services such as graffiti removal, infrastructure maintenance, weed abatement, tree trimming and street maintenance. Public Works crews prepare for, respond to and provide necessary functions during emergencies as an integral part of providing emergency support.

Click on the drop down menus below to learn more about services provided by the division, or contact us at the phone number below.


Report a Concern

The Public Works Services Division is committed to providing efficient right-of-way maintenance for the City of Chino. Citizen input and reporting is a crucial and helpful component in addressing potential work areas for the division. Residents, businesses and concerned individuals can notify the division by filling out the Report a Concern form.

The division responds to a variety of right-of-way issues, including maintenance requests for:

  • City Trees
  • Sidewalks
  • Streetlights
  • Debris/ Shopping Carts

City Trees

Tree Maintenance 

The City of Chino’s public trees provide multiple environmental, economic and aesthetic benefits for residents, businesses and visitors. Trees provide shade and reduce energy consumption. They improve air and water quality, provide habitat value, attract tourists, businesses and customers, and impart a distinct character to our city.

The Public Works Services Division is committed to maintaining City trees by provides routine preventative tree maintenance throughout the city on regular cycles. The division also oversees the planting of new trees in the right-of-way as well as removal of diseased trees. Trees in the public right-of-way and maintenance districts are maintained in accordance with a pre-determined schedule. 

Special pruning requests to address building clearance and line-of-sight issues with signs and signals are reviewed and responded to on a case-by-case basis. Please report trees that are in need of trimming or other maintenance by calling the number provided at the bottom of this web-page or by Reporting a Concern.

The division oversees the maintenance and care of all City trees; however, certain trees (and landscaping areas) are maintained by homeowner's associations. Some areas that contain trees that are not maintained by the City include:

College Park
Contact Phone Number: (909) 606-7474

The Preserve
Contact Phone Number: (909) 606-7446

Fire Flow Tests

The Public Works Water Department performs Fire Flow tests in compliance with City standards and specifications.  Fire flow tests are conducted to measure real world pressure (PSI) and flow in the water system.

The following are some reasons why a flow test may be required by the Chino Valley Independent Fire Department or Building Department:
To determine water availability in planning for firefighting activities during high water demand.
To determine water availability for the design of fire sprinkler systems.
The test results take 7 to 10 business days, excluding Fridays.  

Fire Flow Test Form

Parks and Public Space

The Grounds Section is responsible for many maintenance and repair  services including the following:

Parks, Medians and Public Space

Parks add to the beauty of our city and represent a place where residents and visitors can go to relax, reflect and recreate. The Public Works Services Division provides maintenance for the City’s park system, athletic fields, and walking trails. Maintenance levels vary according to season and location but include restroom cleaning, irrigation operation and repair, mowing, playground inspection and repair, weed control, fertilization, and shrub maintenance. In addition to City parks, Public Works Services staff oversees the maintenance of public landscaping within the City.

The Public Works Department recognizes that the City's parks are utilized for a variety of recreational activities. While the Public Works Services Division is responsible for the maintenance of public parks, we do not facilitate rentals or otherwise coordinate usage of parks facilities.

Information regarding park and facility rentals can be found on the Community Services Division's web-page.

Maintenance Districts 

The Public Works Services Division section is responsible for the maintenance and repair of public landscaping. The maintenance includes medians and special district-funded street frontages along arterial roadways, neighborhood gateways, and other public spaces.  Routine landscape maintenance operations such as mowing, trimming, weeding and irrigation are provided by contracted landscape maintenance companies as well as City staff. 

Public Streets

The Streets Section is responsible for many maintenance and repair  services including the following:

Streetlight Repair

Public Works staff oversees the maintenance of streetlights, including replacing damaged or non-operating bulbs. Streetlights that appear to be out or damaged can be reported to the division by reporting a concern in the drop-down menu above.

When reporting a streetlight issueplease provide the streetlight number, which is a black, stenciled number on the streetlight (typically at eye level on the post). If the number cannot be found, please provide the street name and address where the streetlight is located and indicate if the pole is in front of, across from, or in-between the address given. If the you cannot identify the appropriate address of the streetlight, please provide nearest cross street as well as your name and contact number.

Road Repair

Minor road repairs, such as filling pot-holes, are performed by Public Works staff. Similar repair and maintenance functions for concrete in the City’s right-of-way are also performed by Public Works staff.  Staff also works to ensure that debris is removed from the roadway in a timely fashion and curbs are properly painted.

Slurry Seal

As part of the City’s Pavement Management System, the City of Chino has a Slurry Seal Program in place to ensure that our streets are maintained in a safe fashion.  Slurry sealing is a process that is used to keep the streets in good condition and help avoid major reconstruction. 

Sidewalk Repair

The Services Division is committed to keeping our sidewalks and streets in safe working order for pedestrians and autos. Please report any cracked sidewalks by submitting a report a concern form in the drop-down menu above.

Sidewalk issues that should be reported include: major concrete cracks, vertical joint separations of more than ½ inch, loose or spalled concrete and reverse sloped concrete causing drainage problems to private property.

Sidewalks or curbs damaged by private trees, vehicles, or non-city construction activities are the responsibility of the property owner and are generally not placed on a list to be scheduled for repair.

Street Sweeping

The Public Works Services division oversees the City’ street sweeping program. City streets are swept on a bi-weekly basis, except private streets and streets without a curb and gutter.  Help keep Chino's streets clean by keeping leaves, grass clippings, and heavy objects out of the gutter as well as avoiding parking vehicles in the street on sweeping days.


Weed Abatement

Weeds detract from the appearance of the City, and when left unattended, can seed and spread to adjoining properties.  In addition, weeds can create a fire hazard endangering both the site and surrounding properties, and can provide cover or a food source for insects and rodents.  For these reasons, the City of Chino Public Works Services division is committed to the timely removal of weeds in the public right-of-way. Please report weeds in the right-of-way to the Division at the phone number listed below.

City Fleet

The Equipment Management Section is an operating unit of the Public Works Services Division whose primary objective is maintaining the City's fleet. Services provided include the maintenance and repair of City vehicles and equipment such as sedans, light and heavy duty trucks, trailers, tractors and miscellaneous equipment. Staff maintains the safety and regulatory compliance of the city’s fleet and fleet infrastructure.

In addition to being responsible for the maintenance for over 228 City vehicles and numerous pieces of mobile equipment, the Equipment Management Section  oversees the procurement of necessary vehicles and equipment as approved by the City’s annual budget. The section  also oversees asset management, budgeting and reporting (including vehicle and equipment replacement), scheduling and forecasting.

Contact Us

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  • Phone:(909)334-3266