- City Departments
- Public Service
The responsibilities of this department are to build, renovate, repair and maintain City buildings and other facilities.
The City of Zanesville operates two cemeteries. Greenwood on the east end of town and Woodlawn to the south. Both cemeteries are over 100 acres each.
Engineering & GIS
The City of Zanesville’s Engineering Division plans, designs and directs civil engineering projects for the Public Service Department.
Parks & Recreation
The responsibility of this department is scheduling recreation events, park shelter houses, bandwagon and portable restroom rentals.
Public Service Director
It is the responsibility of this director to see that cemeteries, parks, airport, water pumping, distribution and storage, metering, billing, accounting, sewer maintenance, wastewater treatment, vehicle maintenance, streets, sanitation, City Hall maintenance, recreation and engineering runs smoothly and efficiently with citizens concerns having priority.
Streets & Sanitation
Maintaining streets and city alleys, leaf collection, snow and ice removal, installing culvert pipe, picking up dead animals, some weed cutting, tree and brush removal as a result of a wind storm, street sweeping, street sign repair and replacement.
The Stormwater Utility is responsible for maintenance, repair, and upgrades to the stormwater system. Many of these activities are mandated under the Federal EPA MS4 Program. The additional resources available to the city from the Stormwater Utility Fee will allow for improvements to the system which in the past were not possible due to fiscal constraints.
The major responsibilities of this department are to bill and collect charges for water, sewer and sanitation.
The major responsibilities of this department are preventative maintenance and repairs on over 400 pieces of City owned vehicles and equipment and more.
Wastewater / Sewage Management
The primary duty of the Wastewater Division is conveyance and treatment of wastewater flow from homes, businesses, and industries.
Water & Water Maintenance
The main responsibilities of this department are to treat and pump water; read and service meters; repair water lines; turn off customer breaks, locate city pipes, water street cuts, maintain valves and fire hydrants.