Engineering and Construction

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Bulky item pick-up services are offered only to City of Pasadena Refuse customers.

Schedule Bulky Item Pick up

Items, such as furniture, mattresses, and appliances, contact the City Service Center

Report Abandoned Item

The City participates in countywide Household Hazardous Waste Roundups.

Dispose of Hazardous Waste

Contact the City Service Center
Submit a Request
or call (626) 744-7311

Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling

Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling

Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste represents a significant part of the solid waste stream, with current estimates at 20-30 percent of the total tonnage. Much of this material can be reused or recycled, conserving natural resources and saving valuable landfill space.


Current, upcoming, and completed projects

Capital Improvement Program

In the City of Pasadena, the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget process is managed by the Department of Public Works. This budget consists of projects aimed at improving the city’s public infrastructure such as streets, transportation issues, street lights, traffic signals, parks, public buildings, sewer and storm drains, the Rose Bowl, the Pasadena Center, technology and water and power projects.

Public Works Permitting

This division is responsible for permit administration and inspection for all activities within the public right of way, responding to developers as well as other agencies and the general public, coordinating activities and administering consultant contracts, and preparation of studies and reports, legal descriptions and other right of way documents and exhibits for the City Council, City Manager, and other departments.

ADA Compliance Plan

The Compliance Plan is successor to the 2010-2015 ADA Transition Plan (Transition Plan). The purpose of the 2017-2021 Accessibility Compliance Plan (Compliance Plan) is to guide the City in continuing to make services and programs in City facilities accessible to people with disabilities.

Colorado Street Bridge Taskforce

In June 2017, the City installed 10-foot-high fencing around the benched alcoves of the bridge, as a temporary measure to help dissuade illegal actions by people intent on harming themselves. The City is now seeking a responsibly designed permanent feature.