Public Works


The Public Works Department is a multi-service department responsible for the municipal services that provide culinary water supply and distribution, irrigation water supply and distribution, stormwater control, street maintenance, parks, and cemetery maintenance. These services provide the physical public infrastructure upon which a community is built. The Public Works Department is committed to providing a service level that will allow the City of Hurricane to grow and prosper.

Departments Overseen By Public Works

Joint Utility Committee

The Joint Utility Committee (JUC) is a coordinating committee that ensures proposed projects comply with public and private utility standards. The Public Works Department, in conjunction with the City Engineer, hosts meetings of the JUC every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M..

We now require all construction drawing submittals to also provide an Acknowledgement of Water Supply form.

Infrastructure Management

The Public Works oversees many issues related to utility infrastructure management.

Public Works Inspections

Public Works inspects all utility installations on public and private projects to ensure compliance with established standards.

Encroachment Permit Information

The Public Works requires Encroachment Permit Encroachment Permit and cash bond for any construction work occurring in the public street right-of-way. To apply for an Encroachment Permit call Public Works for an application.

  • For permit applications contact Angie Tripp, 435-635-9942, ext. 100 
  • For permit management and inspections contact Mason Snow, 435-668-6813

For information on the status of current projects go to the Public Works Road Work Status page.

Blue Stakes Utility Location Service

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Blue Stakes of Utah provides utility locating services for all utilities with in the City of Hurricane. This is a free service. 

Contact Blue Stakes of Utah to log a ticket for locating utilities