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About Planning & Public Works

The Planning and Public Works Department includes staff in 99 professions across 15 divisions at 12 locations. The department provides services in community planning, development, and permitting; infrastructure design, construction, and maintenance (for roads, surface water, and sewer); solid waste administration, waste reduction and recycling programs; and operation of two airports and a ferry system.
  • Mission: Deliver customer-focused services and maintain vital infrastructure to enhance livability in Pierce County. 
  • Vision: To be the Best Public Agency in the state.