*Please note Public Works Office hours have recently changed. Monday - Thursday 7am -3pm with phone coverage until 4pm. Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm
Snow, Weather, and Emergency Information
For information on snow, weather, and emergency notifications, visit the City’s Snow Center page.
Sewage Overflow Notification
For notifications of Sewage Overflow Events, as well as information on Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) & Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs), please visit Sewage Overflow Info.
To Report a Missed Trash Pick-Up, Pothole, and more
To contact the DPW to report a missed trash pick-up, report a pothole, etc, visit the City’s Citizen Request page. The Gloucester Department of Public Works is comprised of six divisions:
The business office on Poplar Street is the main contact point for all divisions.
UNFORTUNATELY, WE CAN NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS, WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CHECKS.
After Hours Contact Information
- For any after hours emergency situations concerning the Gloucester Department of Public Works, please contact the Gloucester Police Department at (978) 325-5400.
- If your emergency is related to a STEP sewer system or City-maintained grinder sewer system, please call (800) 499-9070.
- If your trash or recycling was missed, call Republic Services at 781-289-0500.
Summer Employment - Lifeguard, Lot Attendant and Laborer Applications
The Department of Public Works offers seasonal positions for students in college or heading off to college in the Fall.