Public Works Department

Mission Statement
We strive to provide our customers with the highest quality services at a competitive cost to the taxpayers. We are committed to the highest standards of safety, integrity, excellence, and performance in dealing with residents and visitors. Our Mission is to be the best at identifying, qualifying and delivering top talent for our customers, while enhancing the careers of our employees.
Public Works Office


The Public Works Department provides a variety of services to Town government and the residents of Wrightsville Beach. 

The department is divided into 8 divisions:
The respective divisions provide services based on an annual population of 2800 residents, and a peak population of 20-40,000 seasonal residents and visitors. The Town's infrastructure is sized based on seasonal peak populations.

Work Orders

If you need work done, complete the Work Order Request Form. Note: Electronics and hazardous waste items are not picked up or recycled by the Town.
  • For Public Parks and Recreation Area Issues, contact Parks and Recreation
  • For Lost or Missing Trash Carts, contact the Police Department
  • For Animal Control Issues, contact the Park Ranger

Public Works Administration

The Public Works Administration division is responsible for the overall supervision, data analysis, and budgeting for each of the 8 Public Works divisions.

The division performs professional, technical, and administrative work by planning, organizing, and directing a variety of Public Works activities. These activities include:
  • Building and landscape maintenance and repair
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Sewer collection system construction and maintenance
  • Solid waste collection and disposal
  • Storm water system construction maintenance and repair
  • Street and drainage system construction
  • Water distribution
  • Well system operation