Public Works 


The Public Works Department provides the physical facilities (infrastructure) and services that serves the public needs. The major infrastructure facilities and properties include 80 center-line miles of street, 110 miles of sidewalk, 160 vehicles, 408 city-owned street lights, and 5,300 regulatory and street name signs.

​​Many of the services that touch our residents everyday lives are managed under the Public Works Department umbrella. 

​Traditional city services such as street lighting, sanitation, recycling, construction management, fleet, facilities and engineering services, are provided under the auspices of the Public Works Department. In addition to these traditional services, the City operates one of the state's oldest running recycling programs.

Effective July 1, 2022 U City yard waste stickers are required

Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable bags and will be collected on regular collection days. Yard waste stickers are required on each bag. Stickers are available in strips of five (5) for $7.50 and can be purchased at any of the following locations:

University City’s City Hall, Finance (Collector’s Office) Department 6801 Delmar Blvd
Centennial Commons, 7210 Olive Blvd
Pete's Shur Save 7434 Olive Blvd.
Millbrook Pharmacy 7010 Pershing Avenue

  1. Administration & Engineering
  2. Solid Waste Division
  3. Street Maintenance
  4. Flood: Missouri Information