If you would like to contact this department, please use the information below to reach out directly.
712-A Pine Drive
P.O. Box 1800
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
Welcome to the Public Works Department
Allan Ladnier, Director of Public Works
Candice Hooks, Asst Director of Public Works, Administration and Finance
The Public Works Department is organized into 7 sub-departments which address its primary responsibilities: Water, Sewer, Streets, Drainage, Maintenance, Beautification, and Central Shop. By providing planning, resource coordination, leadership, and financial management services, our Public Works Administrative Team works to accomplish the overall mission of our department.
6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday
7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday (dumpsters only)
*The public is asked to refrain from dumping within 30 minutes prior to the close of business. This is for the safety of the public and Public Works employees.
Attention: teachers, parents, and kids ... learn more about Public Works with PAWS PRINT, a 12-page activity book created for children in grades K-5! This booklet contains stories, fun facts, illustrations, activities, and much more for students to learn all about public works! This is a downloadable PDF file that can be shared via e-mail, read on screen, shown on a smart board, or printed for distribution to children.