Streets and Public Improvements


Streets and Public Improvements Director

City Garage

420 South Tenth St
Sunbury, PA 17801

t: 570-286-5761


Mon - Fri 7:30am 3:30pm

The Department of Streets and Public Improvements is more commonly known as the Department of Public Works (DPW).  The department is responsible for street maintenance and infrastructure improvements.  The department supervisor serves as the Streets Commissioner. 

DPW takes care of the city streets, signs, and traffic signals.  They are also responsible for street cleaning, snow plowing, snow removal and other city services.

Driver and Pedestrian Safety

Traffic and pedestrian safety is our top priority.  The Department follows PennDOT regulations for sidewalk, curb, pavement, and crosswalk construction, maintenance, and repair.  Use the Contact Us button above to report a traffic or pedestrian safety concern such as a pothole, street obstruction, or other issues. 

ADA Accessibility and Handicapped Parking

The City of Sunbury wants to ensure that all people are able to get about town.  Many streets and sidewalks have been upgraded with ADA accessible curbs and ramps.  Public handicapped parking is available in the commercial business district downtown and in municipal parking lots.  Residents with disabilities can request a handicapped parking space to be designated near their homes.  Approval is not guaranteed.  For an application for a residential designated handicapped parking space   

Brush Collection Service Guidelines

As a courtesy to residents residing within the City Limits of Sunbury ONLY, The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides brush collection service. Brush will be picked up every Tuesday from April through November. Additionally, brush may be dropped off at the designated City Brush Recycling Center. Please click the button below for guidelines, and more information.

Location: Intersection of John Street and North 2nd Street.

Time: 7am to Noon Saturdays excluding winter months

No Parking Ordinance 

Motorist shall not park in these areas during the hours posted regardless of whether the street sweeper has passed or not. The ordinance is devised to provide an opportunity for maintenance of streets and utilities. Some examples are brush pick up, leaf pickup, street maintenance, inlet cleaning, sign work, line painting, street sweeping, etc. It is also used by SMA, as well as other contractors to work on their systems during these times.