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Public Works

Ryan Stendell
Director of Public Works
The Public Works Department consists of three divisions: Engineering, Street Maintenance, and Facilities and Fleet Maintenance.

The City’s Public Works Department is comprised of a group of professionals committed to providing the residents with the highest level of customer service, the protection of standards that protect their high quality of life and the commitment to serving the public in a timely and professional manner.

Engineering Division

Ryan Stendell, Director of Public Works
Phone: (760) 770-3224

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, plan checking and inspection services for grading, on-site and off-site infrastructure improvements for all development, handling professional civil and engineering services for the City, other City departments, and private homeowner associations as necessary, and providing project management and contract administration for City projects. The division oversees the majority of the City’s Capital Improvement Projects and remains committed to maintaining and upgrading the community’s infrastructure through an aggressive Capital Improvement Program, ensuring that new development meets all City standards and responding in a professional and dedicated manner to the concerns of residents and businesses alike.

Active Transportation Plan

Speed Limits and Regulations
Click on the links below to view the documents.

2017 Traffic Counts

Street Location
Street locations listed in alphabetical order

Standard Plans
Standard Plans for Public Works Construction:
Local Air Quality Management Plan (LAQMP), Standards Plans, and Title Sheet  (Downloadable Autocad Zip File)
Pending NPDES Rules
To view pending NPDES rules, go to //www.floodcontrol.co.riverside.ca.us/NPDES/

For Public Works inspections, please email request to: pwinspections@RanchoMirageCA.gov. Include permit number, location, contact person, contact phone number, type of inspection, and date of inspection. Requests emailed prior to 3:00 p.m. will be performed the following business day. Requests emailed after 3:00 p.m. will be performed on the second business day. If the inspection involves a lane closure, you must email the request and traffic control plan at least 48 hours in advance, prior to 3:00 p.m. Inspections will be conducted Monday through Friday.

Pool Draining
Pool contractors are required to possess a current City of Rancho Mirage business license and proof of insurance. Draining is allowed Monday – Friday during the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays. The permit fee is $20.

Capital Improvement Program
Click on the links below to view Capital Improvement Projects.

Street Maintenance Division

Ian Lasley, Assistant Director of Public Works
Phone: (760) 343-0561, Ext. 525

This division’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining all public streets, storm drain systems, public rights-of-way, traffic signs, signals and safety lighting, street striping and markings, street sweeping contract administration, signage replacements, and providing the motorists with the latest advances in traffic safety. The division also assists in the continued implementation of the PM10 (Particulate Matter under 10 Micrometers in ambient air pollution) program and in developing programs to meet the requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.


Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Division

Ian Lasley, Assistant Director of Public Works
Phone: (760) 343-0561, Ext. 525

Facilities and Fleet Maintenance is a division of the Public Works Department that plans, directs and coordinates facilities maintenance for City Hall, the Library & Observatory Campus, Public Works Yard, two fire stations, five parks, 24 centerline miles of landscaped median islands, parkways and senior housing projects. This division is also responsible for contract management services for landscape maintenance, janitorial services, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance, fleet maintenance and numerous other service contracts to perform routine and extraordinary maintenance services.
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Standard Plans11 documents

  • Index
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  • 100 Series
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  • 200 Series
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  • 300 Series
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  • 500 Series
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  • 600 Series
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  • 700 Series
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  • Special Provisions
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  • Benchmark Data Sheets & Map
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  • Local Air Quality Management Plan LAQMP
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