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City Departments

City of Ukiah Civic Center

Public Works Department

The City of Ukiah Public Works Department is dedicated to excellence in developing and maintaining an advanced infrastructure to meet the needs of our growing community. The Public Works department operates and maintains the City water and sewer system from the production at the Water Treatment Plant to the disposal at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. In order to service the City of Ukiah, Public Works consists of several smaller divisions that provide various services. In the Office of the Director, administrative staff work closely with each division to ensure proper delivery of services in a timely manner. Providing excellent customer service to the citizens of our community is a personal goal for all our staff.


Director and City Engineer:

Tim Eriksen

Director of Water/Sewer Utilities:

Sean White

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor:

Michelle Whyburn

Waste Water Treatment Plant Interim Supervisor:

Alan Hodge

Water and Sewer Field Operations Supervisor:

Don Brown



Public Works Permits

  • Encroachment Permits
  • Transportation Permits

For general permit information, contact the Engineering Technician at 707-463-6282.

Land Development

Land Development

  • Review and Inspection of Development Projects
  • Floodplain Management

For general development information, contact Jason Benson, Senior Civil Engineer at 707-463-6284.

Capital Improvements

Capital Improvement Projects

  • Project Design and Inspection
  • Contract Administration

For general capital improvement information, contact Tim Eriksen, Director of Public Works, 707-463-6280.

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