pw_asphalt_compactor_200x150The Public Works Department maintains plans for short and long term Capital Improvements programs.

The department is comprised of five (5) divisions:

The Engineering Division is responsible for design and design review, contracting, and construction inspection of Public Works facilities/improvements; planning of future streets, water, sewer, and drainage facilities; and mapping of all City facilities including buildings, water and sewer utility lines, and streets.

The Geographic Information Systems Division uses a computer-based tool for mapping and analyzing things that exist and events that happen within the City of Odessa. The GIS team provides assistance to the community and all City departments by presenting enormous amounts of database information in a useable and understandable graphical format.

Solid Waste
The Solid Waste Division is an Enterprise Fund operation that provides for the scheduled collection and disposal of residential and commercial solid waste generated in the City. The Solid Waste Division has established a contract with Charter Waste Management, a private firm, to receive the City of Odessa's solid waste at their landfill facility. By contracting, the City avoids the cost of constructing a new liner at the landfill each year and establishes a site for disposal of the City's solid waste for many years to come.

The Street Division is responsible for comprehensive maintenance programs of paved and unpaved streets, alleys, and drainage channels within the City. 

Traffic Engineering
The Traffic Engineering Division provides monitoring for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods within the City of Odessa through the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals and signs, the determination of alternative traffic patterns, elimination of visual obstruction, and safety enforcement.

2019 Water Master Plan - Final

2019 Waste Water Master Plan - Final


  • Provide direction and coordination to divisions that provide services vital to Odessa's Citizens;
  • Value and respect our employees;
  • Continuously plan for the future.


  • To play an essential role in providing a safe and efficient road and traffic control system for the City of Odessa and gain the respect of its citizens and our colleagues.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
City Hall
411 W. 8th Street, 4th Floor
Odessa, TX 79761

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4398
Odessa, TX 79760

Telephone: (432) 335-3244
Fax Number: (432) 335-3225
Email Address:

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