Public Works & Mobility Department


The Public Works & Mobility Department strives to ensure a high quality of life for Missoula’s citizens, visitors, and businesses by providing services essential for safe, healthy living and working environments as well as safe travel on local roadways. To accomplish this, the Department maintains and improves our infrastructure systems, which provide water, sewer, stormwater, and transportation services.

Our organization chart will help you navigate the Department.


Public Works & Mobility Divisions

City Cemetery

Planning & Engineering Division


Development Review & Inspections (Development Plan Review & Inspections)

Surface Transportation Engineering (Streets, Sidewalks/ADA, Parking, Surface Infrastructure)

Utility Engineering (Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure)


Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

Missoula in Motion

Street Operations & Maintenance Division

Street Maintenance—provides snow removal, pothole and other roadway repairs, and leaf collection services. 

Signing, Striping & Traffic Calming—fabricates, repairs, and replaces street signs; applies and maintains striping and other pavement markings; and installs and maintains traffic calming solutions on Missoula streets. 

Signals, Streetlights & Communications—maintains traffic signals and City-owned streets lights and installs and maintains vehicle communication systems for other City departments. 

Utility Operations & Maintenance

Missoula Water—provides clean, safe water throughout the city and maintains the water system infrastructure. 

Stormwater —provides for and maintains infrastructure for both surface and underground movement of water from rain, snow melt, and other weather events and ensures compliance with state, federal, and local laws for stormwater management. 

Wastewater —provides safe and environmentally conscientious management and disposal of sewage. Includes the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Garden City Compost facilities.