Engineering & Public Works

Customer Service Contacts:

 

Public Works
Water/Sewer/ Roads/Parks: (250) 624-6795
Garbage Collection/Landfill: (250) 624-5482
Streetlight Repair Reporting: (250) 627-0988
 
Engineering
General Office Line: (250) 627-0950
  • Cemetery Arrangements
  • Permits (City Property)
  • Blasting Permits 
 
Emergency Lines
After Hours: (250) 624-3000
Weekends: (250) 624-1037 (or 624-3000)
 

Management Contact Information:

 

City of Prince Rupert
Engineering Department
City Hall
424 - 3rd Ave West
Prince Rupert, BC
Phone: 250-627-0950
Office Hours: 9:30am – 4:30pm Mon to Fri
CLOSED on weekends and all Statutory Holidays
 
Richard Pucci, Director of Operations

Guneet Uppal, Engineering Project Coordinator 
guneet.uppal@princerupert.ca 
 
City of Prince Rupert
Public Works Department
221 Wantage Rd
Prince Rupert, BC
Phone: 250-624-6795
Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:30pm Monday - Friday
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and all Statutory Holidays
 
Garin Gardiner, Operations Manager 
 
Tanya Ostrom, Operations Manager
tanya.ostrom@princerupert.ca 
 
Tim Todd, Assistant Operations Manager
 

About Engineering & Public Works:

 

The role of our department is to plan for and oversee the maintenance and renewal of our public works infrastructure including:
 
  • The municipal roads and street network, including street lights, traffic signs, bridges, sidewalks and pathways
  • The potable water supply and distribution system
  • Liquid waste management
  • Solid waste collection and disposal
  • City parks and playgrounds
  • The Fairview Cemetery
 
We are also actively involved with:
 
  • Implementation of the Annual Capital Improvement Program (i.e. road paving and other Public Works capital expenditure projects).
  • Participation in the activities of the City land and property development team to ensure that new developments, from small in-fill projects to larger subdivisions, are constructed to City Standards using good engineering practice.
  • Liaison with and engineering support to numerous government agencies, business interests, and various local service group and individuals. 
  • Regulation of all activities on City streets, boulevards, park land, and road & lane allowances.