Public Works & Mobility Department
Planning & Engineering Division
Development Review & Inspections (Development Plan Review & Inspections)
Surface Transportation Engineering (Streets, Sidewalks/ADA, Parking, Surface Infrastructure)
Utilities Engineering (Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure)
Street Maintenance—provides snow removal, pothole and other roadway repairs, and leaf collection services.
Signals, Streetlights & Communications—maintains traffic signals and City-owned streetlights and installs and maintains vehicle communication systems for other City departments.
Traffic Services—fabricates, repairs, and replaces street signs; applies and maintains striping and other pavement markings; and installs and maintains traffic calming solutions on Missoula streets.
Missoula Water—provides clean, safe water throughout the city and maintains the water system infrastructure.
Stormwater —provides for and maintains infrastructure for both surface and underground movement of water from rain, snow melt, and other weather events and ensures compliance with state, federal, and local laws for stormwater management.
Wastewater —provides safe and environmentally conscientious management and disposal of sewage. Includes the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Garden City Compost facilities.
- How do I report a missing or burned-out streetlight?
Most streetlights in Missoula are maintained by NorthWestern Energy. You can call them at 1-888-467-2669 or fill out their online form at https://www.northwesternenergy.com/customer-service/report-a-street-yard-light-issue.
- Who picks up garbage in Missoula?
In Missoula, garbage is a private utility. Please contact Republic Services at 406-543-3157 or Grizzly Disposal & Recycling at 406-541-7171 for service.
- Who picks up dead animals by the road?
For dead animals that are in the street or City right of way, call Street Maintenance at 406-552-6360.
- How do I report a burned-out bulb in a traffic signal?
Please contact the Traffic Signals & Communication Shop at 406-552-6370.
- What if my sewer backs up?
Call our emergency number at 406-552-6700.