111 N Cornwall Ave.
Ventnor City,
Fax: 609-822-1660

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Superintendent of Water Department
Ernest Gratz
Superintendent of Public Works/City Engineer
Ed Stinson

Public Works

The Department of Public Works is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public facilities, infrastructure and assets.  The Department performs and/or oversees the Divisions of Administration, Sanitation, Facilities Maintenance, Field Operations, Fleet Operations and City Wide Operations.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ventnor City Public Works Department is to keep the City clean and well maintained, improve City facilities and infrastructure and provide quick and courteous services.  Our goal is the satisfaction of our residents and visitors and the maintenance and improvement of Ventnor City’s public assets to the highest standards and quality.

Collection Information

Trash and recycling collection is performed by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA). Recycling collection is performed EVERY WEEK. Please set your recyclables out on the same days as your trash, but be sure to keep your trash and recyclables at least 10 feet apart. Please have materials curbside by 7 a.m. on collection day. Click here to view your collection schedule.

DO NOT use plastic bags for your recyclables or yard waste.

YARD WASTE: (Leaves, brush, Grass, Clean Wood). All yard waste must be placed in Kraft bags or properly marked containers. Plastic Bags are not permitted. Place loose material in labeled cans or bags; bags should not exceed 50 lbs. Brushes/ branches: must be bundled & tied with twine. Should not exceed 4 ft. in length or 8” in diameter. Click here to view your collection schedule.

RECYCLING:  Click here for more information on what is accepted in Atlantic County's Recycling Program.

BULKY WASTE: One item per trash day including furniture and Carpeting. TV's and Electronics are not accepted. No Construction waste. Appliances with Freon ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Other Appliances may be put out as noted above, with one item per trash day, as long as there is no Freon.

TV PICKUP: TV’s are picked up on your regular trash day, but you must call Public Works at 609-823-7935 to have them picked up.

Summer Notice

Weekend Trash Disposal

Ventnor City weekend residents may bring their regular household trash and recycling to the City Public Works Yard on weekends for disposal from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend between 8 a.m. and 12 pm.

Street Sweeping

The below modified street sweeping schedule for the summer season will begin Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and run through Labor Day:

  • Street sweeping will continue on: Atlantic, Ventnor, Winchester and Monmouth Avenues.  
  • Street sweeping will continue on side streets from Jackson Avenue to and including Little Rock Avenue (from Atlantic Avenue to Winchester Avenue) 
  • Street sweeping will continue in Ventnor Heights on Mondays, Margate side of Dorset Avenue the 1st and 3rdMonday of the month and the AC side of Dorset Avenue on the 2nd and 4th Monday. 
  • Street sweeping will continue in the Ventnor Gardens area on Fridays. 
  • Street sweeping will be suspended on side streets from and including Victoria Avenue to Fredericksburg Avenue, from Atlantic Avenue to Monmouth Avenue. 
  • Street sweeping will be suspended on beach blocks from Jackson Avenue to Fredericksburg Avenue. 

Public Works Projects & Events