Public Works


The Frederick County Division of Public Works is comprised of an Administrative Office and 3 departments. Departments include:
Each department is under the direct supervision of a department head and the overall direction of the Director of Public Works.

After Hours Contact

For non life threatening emergencies (i.e. a tree in the roadway, stop sign down or missing, sinkhole in roadway, etc.) call Emergency Communications at 301-600-1603.

County Roads Work Request Form

For water, sewer, landfill, and recycling, please contact the Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management.

Power Outages

Report a loss of power promptly to First Energy at 888-544-4877. Power failures may also be reported online at

Text “REG” to 5444877 (LIGHTSS) to initiate a report via text.