Public Works

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The Public Works Dept. is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in Whitefish by building and maintaining municipal infrastructure, planning for future needs, and promoting environmental quality, all while providing superior customer service and excellent public relations.

The administrative, engineering and utility services staff are located in City Hall at 418 E. Second Street and provide the following services:

  • Customer service & public relations
  • Utility billing
  • Preparation & administration of annual budgets
  • Engineering management & design for City sponsored construction projects
  • Plan review, coordination & oversight of private land development & subdivision projects

The Public Works field staff generally operate out of the City Shop, Water Plant and Wastewater Plant providing such services as:

  • Road construction & maintenance, including asphalt paving & patching, street sweeping, snow plowing, traffic signs & pavement markings
  • Operation & maintenance of water and sewage treatment facilities
  • Installation, operation & maintenance of water distribution, sewage collection & storm drainage systems
  • Fleet maintenance
All divisions of the Public Works Department may be reached during regular business hours by calling the 406-863-2460 or Customer Service desk at 406-863-2457.  In addition, you may contact us by email at  Regular business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  After hours, weekend or holiday emergencies should be reported to 406-863-2420.

Engineering Standards

Street Lighting Standards - 2019 Update