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Public Works - Maintenance Division

The Public Works - Maintenance Division provides a wide variety of services to the residents and visitors of the City.  The Division operates and maintains city-owned facilities, parks, roads, sidewalks and curb infrastructure and provide partial maintenance on sewers and storm drains.  


Graffiti Removal:

Graffiti or other vandalism is a public nuisance and the City of La Puente is dedicated in proactively seeking and removing unsightly and obnoxious graffiti in public areas.  Working in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Graffiti Abatement Unit of the Maintenance Division, proactively seeks and removes graffiti.  Residents are encouraged to call the City’s Graffiti Hotline to report graffiti at (626) 855-1598. 


Parkway Trees:

The City of La Puente is an “Urban Forest Tree City.”  Trees have many benefits; they beautify our City, increase property value, lower air temperature, intercept particulate matter and absorb gasses through their leaves.  The City’s Maintenance Division is responsible for all maintenance needs of our 4,986 parkway trees including trimming, planting and the treatment of pests and diseases.  For tree trimming, planting, or removal requests, please call the Maintenance Division at (626) 855-1522.


Public Facilities:

The Maintenance Division maintains all City public facilities including the La Puente Park and Puente Creek Nature Education Center Park using cost effective planning, designing, and construction practices.


Sewers and Storm Drains:

The Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of 63.2 miles of La Puente City sewers and 1,386 La Puente City street manholes.


Streets:

The City of La Puente’s 34.5 miles of streets and medians are maintained by the Maintenance Division. The Maintenance Division is also responsible in providing convenient and safe public right-of-ways, such as parkways, sidewalks and curbs, as well as conducting weed abatement, removing and disposing of debris, and abandoned shopping carts.  To report pot-holes, damaged sidewalks, curbs or streets, or request removal of debris on City streets or in the public right-of-ways, please call the Maintenance Division at (626) 855-1522.

Street Sweeping

Valley Vista is the City’s street sweeping contractor.   Please see the attached City of La Puente Street Sweeping Map for street sweeping routes and schedules.


Water Conservation:

Residents are encouraged to use effective outdoor water reduction methods in an effort to conserve water.  The City’s three water companies are La Puente Valley County Water District (626) 330-2126, San Gabriel Valley Water Company (626) 448-6183, and Suburban Water Systems (626) 543-2640. Please contact your waste service provider for current water conservation measures and restrictions.

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