The primary functions of this Department are street and sidewalk construction and
maintenance (including street rights-of-way), solid waste and recycling collection, parks
maintenance and landscaping, fleet maintenance, building maintenance and storm water construction and
The Public Works Director is C.J. O'Neill, PE. Mr. O'Neill has served the Town since 2006 and can be reached at 704-708-1242 or e-mail.
The Public Works Department is located at 1600 Tank Town Road, Matthews, NC 28105.
Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday 8 am - 4 pm.
Frequently used links and phone numbers:
Adopt a Street
Trash Questions & Bulk Trash Pick Up, Republic Services: 704-393-6900
Powell Bill Street Listing
Powell Bill Street Map
(streets maintained by the Town)
Recycling Calendar 2017
Right of Way Policy
Sewer Backup, Charlotte Water: 311 (local) or 704-336-7600
Speed Hump Policy
Stormwater Issue, Mecklenburg County 311 (local) or 704-336-7600.
New Street Light Request
Trash Street/Pickup Day Listing
Water leak, Charlotte Water: 311 (local) or 704-336-7600
For issues regarding state-maintained roads (see Powell Bill map above), you can report that on NCDOT's website.
For more information on trash and recycling, please visit our Garbage & Recycling Page
For more information on stormwater issues, including driveway pipes and sink holes, please visit our Stormwater Page
For more information on streets, potholes, driveway permits, encroachment permits and sidewalks, please visit our Streets Page
For more information on keeping Matthews beautiful, including adopt-a-street, Arbor Day, Celebration Trees, please visit our Town Beautification Page
For information on drinking water, sanitary sewer, street lighting, electricity, and natural gas, please visit our Other Utilities Page