Welcome to Public Works!

South Gate is committed to working alongside the community to provide the best quality of public service to the residents and business owners throughout the City. This department is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of public facilities and infrastructure within the public right-of-way. Our team is comprised of engineers, field operations personnel, and support staff working collectively to ensure public safety and improved quality of life for the community. For more information, please explore our website.

Encroachment Permits:

Encroachment Permits are required for any work performed on the Public Right of Way. For more information on encroachment permits, please visit the following link:

ADA Transition Plan:

The City Council has adopted the ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan for the City of South Gate.  To  view the full reports, please visit the following link:

**Site Under Construction, please bear with us through this process. For immediate assistance, contact us at 323-357-9657 or pwengineering@sogate.org.

As we all stay home to save lives, the environment continues to need our help. The City invites you to celebrate its 15th Annual Earth Day virtually.

News & Upcoming Events


ExpressLanes Project

We want your input! Please complete the following 2-minute survey to provide your feedback and to receive project updates (optional), including information on the upcoming public participation opportunities.   


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