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Department of Public Works
Contact TypeContact Information
Assistant Director
500 Broadway, Room #310
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 466-4200
(617) 466-4210
Monday through Thursday 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Tuesday Evening 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
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Office Personnel
Director Of Public Works
(617) 466-4200
Assistant Director
(617) 466-4206
Business Manager
(617) 466-4203
Capital Projects Manager
(617) 466-4205
Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds
(617) 466-4204
Community Services Administrator
(617) 466-4207
Administrative Assistant
(617) 466-4201
Lam Vu Son
Field Operations Manager
(617) 466-4302
Luis Cetina
City Yard Supervisor
(617) 466-4300
Chelsea Fire Alarm
(617) 466-4662
CIP Update
(617) 466-4213
Graffiti Hotline
(617) 466-4212

Department Information:

Whom to Call

Call 617-466-4200 for General DPW information

Call 617-466-4240 (Customer Service) for information regarding trash pick-up, white good(s) and TV/Computer Monitor pick-up, to schedule water service turn off/turn on or information regarding your water bill.

Call 1-800-Lights-On (1-800-544-4876) or go to to report a street light outage.

For Sewer and Water Emergencies call:
M-F 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM; call 617-466-4310
Nights, Weekends & Holidays, call 617-466-4662

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides professional quality maintenance, repair and construction services while maintaining 44 miles of streets, 88 miles of sidewalks, 10 parks and playgrounds, public squares and Garden Cemetery. The DPW is also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of 11 municipal buildings, 61 miles of water mains, 40.5 miles of sewer mains, the Carter Street drain pumping station, nearly 90 vehicles and pieces of equipment, and the municipal fire alarm system. The DPW also oversees the City's trash collection and disposal services, including curbside recycling, and is responsible for rapid response to all snow, ice and other inclement weather emergencies and conditions. The DPW also enforces water, sewer, and snow ordinances, grants petitions of location for utilities, and maintains engineering records and City maps. In addition, the DPW plays a significant role in the daily operation of other City departments in responding to requests for service. In particular, DPW works extensively with ISD and Planning and Development.

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