Public Works

Mission Statement

To maintain, construct, and plan safe and adequate roadway transportation and public works systems within the parameters of the County budget, while providing a high level of service to the public and the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

The Yavapai County Public Works Department oversees the following Divisions:

Roads

Solid Waste

Emergency Management

Airports

Email: web.public.works@yavapaiaz.gov 

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Employment Opportunities  

Yavapai County Public Works Brochure
Road Work Ahead - Click here for an interactive map.

Access and Drainage Permit on Citizenserve Portal
 
In the News...

Black Canyon City Community Cleanup

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is pleased to announce a community cleanup in Black Canyon City.  The cleanup will be at the Black Canyon City Transfer Station, 21000 E. Landfill Rd.  The cleanup will be open to Yavapai County residents at no charge on March 1st, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th, & 11th, 2023 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.   PRESS RELEASE  |  FLYER

Congress Transfer Station Wins ADEQ Award

The Congress Transfer Station has recently received the Bronze Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) for exceeding statutory requirements in the cleanliness and management of the transfer station. This additional designation of "Superior Compliance History" is a three-year recognition awarded to facilities with no violations on record with any environmental regulatory agency within the past three years. Congratulation to the entire Solid Waste Department, particularly James Felt, the Congress Attendant.

Pictured, from left:  Josh Warfield, Morgan O'Connor from ADEQ, James Felt, Jeff Darley



Camp Verde Transfer Station Wins ADEQ Award

The Camp Verde Transfer Station has recently received the Bronze Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) for exceeding statutory requirements in the cleanliness and management of the transfer station. This additional designation of "Superior Compliance History" is a three-year recognition awarded to facilities with no violations on record with any environmental regulatory agency within the past three years. Congratulation to the entire Solid Waste Department, particularly Jay Scott, the Camp Verde Attendant.

Pictured, from left:  David Vega, Jeff Darley, Jay Scott, Morgan O'Connor from ADEQ, Frank Kyser



RUBBERIZED CHIP SEAL (FY 22-23) PROJECT # 2222712

Please be advised that Cactus Asphalt in conjunction with Yavapai County will be performing
rubberized chip seal and fog seal operations on Old Black Canyon Highway, in Black Canyon
City. Construction work will include placing a 1/2’’ chip seal, fog seal and striping. -- Press Release // Map.

Mayer Transfer Station Wins ADEQ Award

The Mayer Transfer Station recently received the Bronze Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) for exceeding statutory requirements in the cleanliness and management of the transfer station. This additional designation of "Superior Compliance History" is a three-year recognition awarded to facilities with no violations on record with any environmental regulatory agency within the past three years. Congratulation to the entire Solid Waste Department, particularly Jim Haas, the Mayer Attendant.

 

Pictured, from left: Steven Trump, Josh Warfield, Roger McCormick, Morgan O'Connor from ADEQ, Jim Haas, Jeff Darley



Paulden Transfer Station Wins ADEQ Award

The Paulden Transfer Station recently received the Bronze Award from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP) for exceeding statutory requirements in the cleanliness and management of the transfer station. Paulden has the highest traffic volume of all the County transfer stations, with 23,914 vehicles (including the community cleanup) using the station this fiscal year. Congratulation to the entire Solid Waste Department, particularly Brian Eden and Eric Snow, the Paulden Attendants. 

Pictured, from left:  Steven Trump, Justin Gonzalez, Josh Warfield, David Vega, Jeff Darley, Morgan O'Connor from ADEQ, Brian Eden, Rob Elliott, Eric Snow, Dan Cherry



PRESCOTT EAST HIGHWAY RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Asphalt Paving & Supply, Inc., in conjunction with Yavapai County and the Town of Prescott
Valley, will be performing roadwork on Prescott East Highway from the intersection with
Highway 69 through Antelope Lane.-- PRESS RELEASE, NIGHT WORK, AND PHASE THREE // MAP

OVERLAY (FALL, FY 22-23) IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS WITHIN YAVAPAI COUNTY

Asphalt Paving & Supply in conjunction with Yavapai County will be performing asphalt overlay
roadwork on Red Rock Loop Road in Sedona, Thousand Trails and Warriors Run in Cottonwood
and East Kings Way and Mesquite Drive in Black Canyon City. -- PRESS RELEASE // MAP

Yavapai County Lifts Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Effective Friday, July 15, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., Yavapai County lifted the Stage 2 Fire Restrictions and Outdoor Fire Ban. | PRESS RELEASE

PIONEER PARKWAY ROUNDABOUT AT COMMERCE DRIVE

Please be advised that CLM Earthmovers, LLC in conjunction with Yavapai County, will be performing roadwork on the Pioneer Parkway and Commerce Drive intersection. Press Release // Map

SR 179 TURN LANE IMPROVEMENTS AT BEAVERHEAD FLAT ROAD

Desert Services International in conjunction with Yavapai County will be performing roadwork on State Route 179 at the Beaverhead Flat intersection in the Village of Oak Creek. Press Release // Map.

RUBBERIZED CHIP SEAL PAVEMENT PRESERVATION IN VARIOUS AREAS OF YAVAPAI COUNTY

Please be advised that VSS International in conjunction with Yavapai County will be performing rubberized chip seal and fog seal operations on various roads and neighborhoods in Yavapai County. The areas include Iron Springs Road and Kirkland Valley Road in Prescott, Beaver Creek Road and Montezuma Lake Road in Lake Montezuma, and Verde Valley School Road in the Village of Oak Creek.-- Press Release // Map

New Office Location for Right of Way Permitting

The Yavapai County Public Works Right of Way Permitting and Inspection Department will be moving to a new location and opening on Monday, January 6, 2020.   ANNOUNCEMENT



Yavapai County Scenic and Historic Route Program

If you would like to learn more about the Yavapai County Scenic and Historic Roads Program, adopted on April 20th, 2009, click on the following link... Read more

Dan Cherry,
P.E., CFM

Director

Appointed 2018
 

Assistant Director

Roger McCormick

Locations

Prescott
1100 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
Ph: (928) 771-3183
Fax: (928) 771-3167
Camp Verde
4000 W. Cherry Creek Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Ph: (928) 567-7728
Fax: (928) 567-7732
 
Cottonwood
County Administration Building
10 South 6th Street, 1st Floor
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Ph: (928) 567-7730
Fax: (928) 649-6270

General Email: web.public.works@yavapaiaz.gov 

Permits Email: publicworks.permits@yavapaiaz.gov 

Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

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