laco seal
Department of Public Works
Go to DPW home
Collage of various services by Public Works
Current Conditions


In response to the upcoming heat wave, the County of Los Angeles will be operating and expanding several services to help residents beat the heat. Temperatures are expected to exceed 100-degrees in many parts of the County. Residents are urged to stay safe and keep cool. Click here for a list of cooling facilities that are open to all County residents for the duration of the heat wave.


LA County's Mediterranean climate, dry vegetation, and hot, arid "Santa Ana" winds can be a dangerous combination. Learn more about the year-round danger of wildfires and prepare yourself and your family with the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Ready! Set! Go! Wildfire Action Plan.

Safety Preparedness Safety Preparedness

Find information to help assess damages and expedite recovery.

Assistance Programs Assistance Programs

Find assistance from various programs and organizations.

Permits Development/Rebuilding

We can help you find the permit you need to rebuild.
Subscribe to Notifications
Follow DPWCARE on Twitter

Latest Tweets

  • Sewage spill cleanup in progress Malibu Cyn Rd partially closed between Piuma & Mulholland, expect delays.
  • Firefighting helicopter scooping water form Public Works San Gabriel groundwater recharge basin, Irwindale Fire
  • What little water remains in San Gabriel Dam became critical for fire suppression #cadrought #californiadrought

County LA DPW USFS Fire Department Office of Emergency Management County LA Sheriff City of LA City of Glendora Beaches and Harbors NOAA NRCS Metro EMD City of LA Caltrans USGS SoCalEdison American Red Cross