Public Works Department
Assistant to the Director
Carlos Loya Rico
The Public Works Department is responsible for the streets, sidewalks and fleet maintenance for the Town of Carbondale. Public Works also coordinates special event street management, ensures Town streets and public right-of-ways are maintained and safe, and assists with emergency readiness plans. The crew
also participates in the Carbondale Public Art Commission program with the installation of sculptures for
The Town of Carbondale will be implementing a single waste hauler program in the fall 2019. More information can be found here. Recycling information can be found in the Roaring Fork Valley Recycling Guide.
The Town's Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for October 26, 2019. The event will be in the parking lot at 4th & Colorado, 8a-2p. Paints, oil, household spray cans, pesticides, anti-freeze, poisons, batteries, propane cylinders, etc. will be disposed of by a haz mat crew. E-Waste will be located behind Town Hall in the parking lot. The Carbondale Police Dept. will be accepting prescription drugs for Drug Take Back Day.
Street Cut Permit Application:
A Street Cut Permit application (application is below) is needed for any work to
be done in a public right-of-way in the Town of Carbondale. The new 2019 on-line application form has additional requirements, fees and inspections. Utility and Street work
inspections must be completed by the Owner/Applicant before guarantee fees will
be refunded. All inspections are scheduled through Public Works at email@example.com .
A completed application can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered
to Public Works, 0756 Hwy. 133. For additional information, call 970-510-1325.
Street Light Outage Reporting:
If a street light is out, please provide the grid number of the light that is located on the
pole or exact directions to the light and email that information to email@example.com
Snow Removal Guidelines:
The Town of Carbondale has a "Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance". All residents and
business owners must remove all snow and ice from public sidewalks within 24 hours
of each snow. Do not remove snow from private property to the street or public right-of-way.
Public Works "Art Around Town" Sculpture Installations 2019