Welcome to the City of Reading’s Public Works Department. This page is intended to provide a general overview of the department and includes information that you might find useful as a resident of the City of Reading.
We have been recognized as a leading model of sustainable urban living and one of the most vibrant and innovative communities in Pennsylvania. In fact, Reading was the first city in Pennsylvania to be recognized for its sustainability leadership, earning a 3-STAR Community Rating in 2015.
The Public Works department administers a variety of programs that affect the health, convenience and comfort of City residents and the community including
The Public Works Department prides itself on providing quality services and strives to be responsive to your needs.
Please take the time to explore our entire website and check back often as new information is constantly added.