The Mission of Mobile County Public Works:

The Mobile County Public Works Department has three main missions:

Construction of new County facilities

Maintenance of County owned facilities

Administration
Road & Bridge

Construction: This mission includes the supervision of the design of any new facilities that are constructed with County Funds to assure the completion of this work in an economical and efficient manner. The supervision of this construction includes projects with public buildings, utilities, roads, bridges, airport facilities, traffic control devices, environmental protection facilities, boat ramps, seawalls, parks, and other facilities. We also issue permits and inspect all building construction on private property in the unincorporated portion of the County through our Building Inspection Department. Our mission also includes the issuance of permits for any construction to be performed by outside agencies or private contractors within the County road Right of Way.

Maintenance: Our mission is to maintain all County owned facilities in a safe and efficient manner. This maintenance responsibility includes the maintenance of more than 90 County owned buildings, an airport on Dauphin Island, several parks, 1379 miles of roads, drainage facilities associated with these roads, bridges, traffic control devices, a countywide 800 Mhz trunked radio system, and environmental measures to protect the air and water for the citizens of this County. .

Administration: We administer contracts approved by the County Commission. This mission includes the administration of all Professional Engineering Contracts, and Construction Contracts for the Pay As You Go Program and other construction projects awarded by the County Commission. Our mission also includes Planning, GIS mapping of all roads in the County, subdivision plan review, commercial site plan review, road and drainage improvements and bridge construction and/or repair plan review. Our Building Inspection Department is responsible for the administration of the Federal Flood Insurance Program, house addressing and enforcing the Standard Building Code for the unincorporated portions of Mobile County. Our Environmental Department is responsible for the administration of the County's solid waste management program and the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program for both the construction activity and the municipal separate storm sewer system.



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