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COVID-19 operations updates

Public Works offices are closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to serve you by phone, email, mail, and drop box in our office entryway at 623 Sheridan Street in Port Townsend.

Public Works operations changes are listed below. Updates will be posted as changes occur.

Parks & Recreation

Visit http://www.countyrec.com/info/default.aspx for current information on closures.

Solid Waste operations

The Transfer Station, Quilcene Drop Box, and Household Hazardous Waste facilities are open to the public on their normal schedules. Expect longer wait times at the Transfer Station. For more information visit jeffersoncountysolidwaste.com or call 360-385-9160.

Road Maintenance operations

Road maintenance operations continue normally. We are taking precautions to protect personnel so we can avoid disruption to essential services like county roads. Call 360-385-0890 with questions.

Transportation & Engineering operations

Our department offices are currently closed to the public. Submit permit applications and other materials by mail, use our entryway drop box, or email them to pubworks@co.jefferson.wa.us. Payment is due at permit submission. We do not invoice. Permit applications and fee schedule are available at www.co.jefferson.wa.us/445/Right-of-Way-Permits-Vacations. For any permit-related questions, contact Terry Duff at 360-385-9159 or by tduff@co.jefferson.wa.us.

We ask you to allow Public Works staff to conduct site inspections alone to reduce the spread of COVID-19. If this is not possible, you must maintain a social distance of 6-feet and wear a mask. Under certain circumstances, we may waive pre-construction meetings.