The Public Works department at the City of Yakima is comprised of several divisions such as Parks and Recreation, Equipment Rental, Refuse & Recycling, Transit, Streets and Traffic Operations. The mission of the Public Works department is to provide direct, essential and quality of life services that citizens cannot perform as individuals.

You can visit their sites using the links below:

City of Yakima Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation division was created to provide and promote community leisure as well as recreational and cultural activities for all citizens.

Streets & Traffic Operations

The Streets and Traffic Division is responsible for maintenance, operation and traffic engineering for City of Yakima Streets.


The Transit division is committed to enhancing the quality of life in Yakima County by providing outstanding, cost-effective transportation services.

Refuse & Recycling

The goal of the City of Yakima Refuse Division is to help citizens efficiently remove garbage from their property.