Contact Code Enforcement at 707-778-4469, via email ([email protected]) or via their online form (available on the Report Nuisance Code Enforcement page).
FAQ Topic: Streets
See the City’s Approved Trees List.
Contact the Public Works & Utilities Department at (707) 778-4303, email [email protected] or submit a report online or via the EngagePetaluma mobile app (download engagEPetaluma in Apple Store or Google).
Street sweeping and garbage service is not handled by the city of Petaluma. Please contact Recology, the garbage and sweet sweeping service provider, at (800) 243-0291 or visit the Recology website.
Contact the Public Works & Utilities Department for street-related problems (see the list below). Call (707) 778-4303, send email to [email protected] or submit a service report to or through our citizen request site. Street-related problems include: Broken/burned out streetlight Broken traffic signal or crosswalk, Pothole Overgrown vegetation.
The City’s approach is to maintain and repair roads rather than re-pave them altogether. We prioritize to prevent streets in good to fair condition to poor or failed condition. This allows the City to make the best use of our paving funds. To report a street in failed condition or to report a pot-hole, contact … Continued
Street maintenance and improvement monies come into the City from a number of sources, each restricted for specific uses. Federal funds – allowed only for specific types of work on specific streets; Redevelopment funds – for reconstruction only on streets within the redevelopment are (PCDC) when determined by City Council to assist in removing blight; … Continued
The owner of the property fronting the tree is responsible for maintenance of trees in the planter strip between the sidewalk and the street. All vegetation in the public right of way must be property maintained by the property owner to allow safe and unobstructed passages of pedestrians and traffic. Vegetation clearance should be 8-foot … Continued
To report a damaged and/or hazardous sidewalk, call Public Works at (707) 778-4303; send email to [email protected]; or submit a report through our Citizen Request app, EngagEPetaluma.
The owner of the property fronting the sidewalk is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk, curb, gutter and planting strip in a non-hazardous condition. Although the City of Petaluma has an easement to allow safe pedestrian access, it is not responsible for maintenance and repair. Property owners are potentially liable for personal injuries caused by their … Continued