The Works Department is a merger of the Public works Department, Department of Feeder Roads and District Water & Sanitation Units, Department of Rural Housing and the Works Unit of the Municipality.

 

Functions

  • The department facilitates the implementation of policies on works and report to the Municipality, and provide advice on matters relating to Works.
  • Facilitates the construction, repair and maintenance of public roads including Feeder Roads and drains along any streets in the major settlements within the municipality.
  • Encourages and facilitates the maintenance of public buildings and facilities in the municipality.
  • The department also provide assistance to build, equip, close and maintain markets and prohibit the erection of stores in places other than the markets.
  • Assists to inspect projects undertaken by the Municipal Assembly.
  • Advise the Municipality on the prohibition of digging of burrow pits and other evacuations in the sinking of wells or their closers.
  • Assist to maintain public buildings made up of offices, residential accommodations and ancillary structures.
  • Advise and encourage owners of building structures to remove old structures in any public place, paint, distemper, white wash or colour wash the outside of any building and tidy up and remove any derelict vehicles or objects which constitute nuisance within it’s premises.
  • Provide technical advice for the machinery and structural layout of building plans to facilitate escape from fire, rescue operation and fire management
Works Department