Public Works

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Our Mission

The Balch Springs Public Works Department is proud of its reputation for reliability and for the service it will provide the customers and community of Balch Springs. The Department of Public Works employees are committed to providing the citizens of this city with world-class infrastructure and maintenance services that are efficient, effective, responsive and responsible. This Department will enhance the quality of life in Balch Springs through excellence in professional services and efficient management of infrastructure for the public and city organization.


The Public Works Department will meet the City needs by being helpful, competent and worthy of trust. We will continue to provide the utmost professional service, foster cooperation and team work with every employee empowered to work as a member of the team to improve the way we provide our service.


The Public Works Department currently handles the following City functions:

  •  Recreation Center
  • Senior Center 
  • Sports League
  • Code Enforcement 
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Inspection Services
  • Parks and Mowing
  • PW Administration
  • Signs
  • Solid Waste (Frontier Waste Solutions)
  • Storm Water Tips
  • Streets and Drainage
  • Waste Water Collection
  • Water Distribution


The addition of the Water Department under the Public Works umbrella offers a variety of services including repair and maintenance of all city owned property and utilities. By keeping lines of communication open with residents of Balch Springs we are able to continue the high standards we have set for ourselves.

Balch Springs Hickory Creek Flood Planning & Protection Study (Click Here to View Study)

Map & Listing of Completed Street

Completed Street Improvements of 2016/2017

  • Dodson from Summerhill to Pioneer
  • Kings Mountain from Valley Forge to Platte
  • Valley Forge Circle from Platte to Kings Mountain
  • Limestone from Peachtree to City Limit
  • Kings Mountain from Platte to Dead End
  • Linda from Dodson to Dead End
  • Kleberg Road from Ravenview to I-635 Service Road
  • Peachtree Road from Lake June Road to Elam Road
  •  Peachtree Road from Seagoville Road to US 175

Map of Completed Street Improvements

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