Public Works

Duties

The Public Works Department is responsible for:

  • Building Inspection
  • City Planning 
  • Code Enforcement
  • Fleet Services
  • Flood Structure Maintenance
  • Maintenance of Street Signs and Signals
  • Snow Removal
  • Solid Waste Collection
  • Street and Alley Maintenance

The Public Works Department also manages the Hays Regional Airport operations.

Divisions

The Public Works Department is divided into five divisions:

Hays Regional Airport

Fly in or out of Hays with the Hays Regional Airport. 

Planning, Inspection, & Enforcement

The Planning Inspection Enforcement Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for many activities throughout the City of Hays including Planning, Building Permits, & Inspections, Contractor Licensing, and Code Enforcement. 

Service Division

The City of Hays Service Division maintains approximately 106 miles of streets and 110 miles of alleys as wells as the city's Stormwater system. 

Solid Waste Division

The Solid Waste Division of Public Works takes care of refuse collection and disposal, recycling collection and processing, composting activities, and the annual alley cleanup program.

Stormwater Division

Learn about the Stormwater Division of the Public Works Department.


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Contact Us

The Public Works administrative offices are located immediately east of the Water Treatment Plant at:

1002 Vine St
Hays, KS 67601

The department can be reached at 785-628-7350.