The Public Works Department is a service department to resident and businesses as well as other City departments including Police, Fire, Park Services, and General Services. The Department strives to remain flexible in order to meet the ever-changing needs of the residents, businesses, and other City departments. The Public Works Department is comprised of six specific Divisions:
General Information, Service Requests, Customer Service
Street, Water, Sewer, and Storm Drain Capital Improvement Projects; Traffic Engineering
Street Maintenance, Concrete (curb/gutter/sidewalk), and Traffic & Lighting
Refuse/Recycling Collection, Street Sweeping, and Wastewater
Trees, Landscape, and Mowing
Water Supply, Treatment, Distribution, Storage and Quality; Meter Reading
To contact the Public Works Department, send e-mail to PublicWorkInfo@TorranceCA.gov.
All street lights in Torrance are owned and maintained by Southern California Edison. To report problems with street lights, call 1-800-611-1911 or click here to Report a Street Light Outage or other street light problem.
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