Street Division

About the Division 

The Street Division is responsible for the maintenance of the alleys, curbs & gutters, land striping, legends, pavement, sidewalks, storm drain system, street lights, street sweeping, street trees, traffic signals, and traffics signs.

The storm drain system includes 39 lift stations, 40 retention/detention ponds, over 1,541 drain inlets (DIs), 30 French drains and 175 rock (dry) wells. The City maintains 110 miles of paved streets, 34 signalized intersections, 2,917 traffic signs including street name signs and the maintenance of approximately 15,000 trees. 

The Streets division has a staff of 10 personnel employees.

Request a Service or Report a Concern

Please call the Public Works Office at (209) 538-5732 during normal working hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or fill out a Customer Service Request Form. For after hours, call Ceres dispatch at (209) 538-5712. 

Traffic Signal Lights

To talk to someone about the timing of traffic signals, call (209) 538-5792 and ask to speak to an engineering technician.

See Important Information About Storm Water Drains (PDF).

Street Sweeping Schedule to Coordinate With Leaf & Limb Pickup

En Español (PDF)

City staff has two internal street sweeper, which currently works with the disposal contractor Bertolotti Ceres Disposal to coordinate a Street Sweeping Schedule. As well as the residential and Limb Collection Schedule. Changes in the Leaf and Limb Collection are as follows:

  1. Resident may set their leaves and limb piles in the street no more than seven days prior to their scheduled collection date. This will allow a week to place leave and limbs in the street, then allow a week to sweep the street before more leaves and limbs are put in the street.
  2. The goal is to sweep residential streets two business days after the leaves and limbs are collected.

Please remember that grass clippings are not allowed to be placed in the street. Also, residents eligible to participate in the curbside Leaf and Limb Collection Program are those living in single family homes, duplexes, triplexes or fourplexes on one piece of property.