Public Works Department


Tom Garcia
Director of Public Works, City Engineer
The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide quality services that support the infrastructure demands of the City of Temecula and enhance the safety, welfare and aesthetic environment of the residents, businesses and visitors. This is accomplished through the  development and maintenance of City streets, sidewalks, traffic systems, bike lanes, parks,  buildings, trails and drainage facilities; professional engineering oversight of public and private  improvement projects; and implementation of erosion/sediment controls and storm water quality measures.

Contact Information
Phone     951-694-6411
Fax         951-694-6475


Administration & Special Projects

Responsible for the coordination with other agencies and organizations involved in transportation, flood control, sanitary sewer, and water distribution.

Capital Improvement Projects

The Capital Improvement Division provides administration of the city's 5 year capital improvement program (CIP). This division oversees the turnkey contract management operation of circulation, infrastructure, Community Services & Redevelopment Agency projects, from project initiation to contract closeout.

Combat Wounded Parking Sign Application


Engineering and Construction Manual


French Valley Parkway Interchange


Improvement Standard Drawings


Land Development

The Land Development Division within the Public Works Department provides for the review and engineering approval of all private development and subdivisions within the City to ensure compliance with the subdivision map act, NPDES, FEMA, City codes, ordinances, and policies.

Murrieta Creek Flood Control Project


Public Works Maintenance Division

The Maintenance Division within the Public Works Dept. is responsible for maintenance activities ranging from street repair to graffiti removal.

Traffic Engineering

The Traffic Engineering Division is responsible for day-to-day traffic operations, safety issues, and future transportation needs.

T.R.I.P. Report

The purpose of the T.R.I.P. Report (Traffic Restrictions in Progress) is to advise citizens of conditions affecting traffic flow within the City.

Water Quality and Storm Water

Information regarding water quality management, storm water pollution protection, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, and the Water Quality Management Plan.